The purpose of the Academic Staff Steering Committee (ASSC) is to promote the interests of higher education and to advance standards, ideals and welfare of the academic staff of Wayne State University. All Academic Staff who are members of the AAUP-AFT at Wayne State University are members of the ASSC. The leadership of the ASSC is elected annually by the academic staff who are members of the AAUP-AFT. The 2016-2017 ASSC leaders are:

Chair: Marianka Holloway
Co-Chair: Sarah Doyle
Dawn Niedermiller
Cynthia Merritt and Shauna Reevers

The Academic Staff Steering Committee hosts a terrific series of luncheon meetings about topics like ESS, Promotion, Annual Reviews, Professional Records, and service opportunities. Through these luncheons, the ASSC has developed documents to better assist academic staff and their units. 

Documents Related to ESS/Tenure and Promotion:
Documents Related to Selective Salary & Annual Reviews:
​​Academic Staff Mentoring Committee

For more information about becoming a mentor or becoming a mentee, please get in touch with the chair of the Mentoring Committee, Naida Simon at
legacy link, please disregard: