Faculty Resources


Strategies and Tips

UMass can be a wonderful, rewarding place to teach, research, and produce scholarly work and at the same time, being part of a large public university has challenges that can bring about conflict.   Conflict is a normal part of every person’s life and yet not many feel confident about dealing with it effectively. Here are some resources that may be of help.

For All Faculty

For Chairs and Heads

On-campus Resources

  • The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) is a free and confidential counseling, consultation, and referral service that assists employees in resolving personal, work-related, and family problems.
  • The Stonewall Center provides support, resources, programming, and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual (LGBTQIA) and allied students, staff, and faculty at UMass Amherst and for the larger Pioneer Valley.