Mediation

WVU Mediation

Mediation is a structured process of communication, where people can discuss and resolve issues between them. The process uses trained university mediators who help clarify issues, identify possible options, and create a course of action that the involved parties agree upon. Some examples of relationships and issues that can benefit from mediation include the following:

  • Supervisor/Employee Relationships
  • Co-worker Relationships
  • Work Expectations
  • Annoying Habits
  • Credit for Work Done
  • Limited Resources
  • Performance Expectations

Mediation is an approach to resolving conflicts in the University community based on collaboration, development of mutually agreeable solutions, and characterized as the following:

  • Confidential
  • Voluntary
  • Effective Alternative to Grievances/Litigation
  • Impartial
  • Peer-Based
  • Cost-Free

  • Conducted on Official Time

For additional information or to request mediation, contact:


Professor Tom Patrick, Director
WVU Mediation
WVU College of Law
P.O. Box 6130
Morgantown, WV 26506-6130
Phone: 304-293-MED8 (6338)
Email: tom.patrick@mail.wvu.edu