​The primary purpose of Faculty Personnel Services (FPS) is to facilitate personnel and employee relation functions in a fair and consistent manner. FPS administers the implementation of, and compliance with, the collective bargaining agreements, and administer CMU academic policies and procedures. As part of the Academic Division, FPS provides advice, support, training and professional education to the academic community. FPS’s core constituency includes the president, provost, deans, department chairpersons, their staffs, and most importantly, our faculty and graduate assistants.

All graduate assistant contracts are issued through Faculty Personnel Services. All Teaching and Administrative Assistants are members of the Graduate Student Union. The contract between the Graduate Student Union and Faculty Personnel Services is available on the FPS website:



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