Bio For Carolyn Chalmers
The Office for Conflict Resolution
Carolyn Chalmers, Director
Carolyn began as the University Grievance Officer in October 2000. In her role as director of the Office for Conflict Resolution, she facilitates informal resolutions of employment disputes within the University and administers hearings under the Conflict Resolution Procedure. Carolyn practiced employment discrimination litigation for 17 years and, beginning in 1994, began working as a mediator and fact-finder in employment disputes. She has taught Employment Discrimination Law and ADR at the University of Minnesota Law School, where she continues as a Guest Instructor. She has received distinguished alumni awards from Carleton College and from the University of Minnesota Law School. She holds a B.A. magna cum laude from Carleton College, an M.A. from Brandeis University, and a J.D. cum laude from the University of Minnesota.
More information about the Office for Conflict Resolution at the University of Minnesota can be found here: