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NC Governor Roy Cooper Proclaims 2019 Ombuds Day

NC Governor Roy Cooper recently issued a proclamation celebrating Ombuds Day! Take a look and meet your NC State University Ombuds on Wednesday October 16th...

Ombuds Day 2019

It’s time for the second ever Ombuds Day!!  A day to celebrate and learn about ombuds services in your organization. This annual event is championed...

Meeting Guidelines Revisited !

Last fall I shared some meeting facilitation tips from Roger Schwarz, author of “The Skilled Facilitator” and now with the start of a new academic...

Meet Your Campus Troubleshooter – the Ombuds

A recent article in the Chronicle for Higher Education interviewed a number of ombuds across the country and noted the range of backgrounds and services...

Ombuds Services – Coaching !!

People often ask – what is it that you do as ombuds? As we explore this question, let’s first note that overall the ombuds role...

Ombuds Day 2.0 – Thank You NC State

We celebrated Ombuds Day across campus on Monday with some great visits! (This was our 2.0 effort due to tropical storm Michael that had rudely...