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Summer Coffee Hour with the Ombuds!

Come meet the faculty and staff ombuds – Roy Baroff. He is holding a “Summer Coffee Hour” on the last Wednesday of the month in...

What Kind of Boss are You?

As I work with faculty and staff at NC State, a significant number of issues focus on evaluative relationships – meaning, people bring concerns about...

Organizational Ombuds Support is Neutral and Impartial

Toward the end of last month the International Ombudsman Association (IOA) offered comment on proposed amendments to Title IX regulations to the Department of Education....

What and How is Next?

With the holiday season just behind us, it seems like a good time to think – what’s next in our workplace?  And, in addition –...

Ombuds Day – October 11, 2018 !!

Well – it is “official” !!!  The American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section (voluntary association of attorneys) has designated October 11, 2018 as Ombuds Day!...

Impact of Ombuds Office Highlighted

  The NC State Faculty Ombuds Office was profiled in a recent article jointly published by The Journal of the California Caucus of College and...

How are you today?

Everyday we are asked “how are you?” in some manner shape or form. Most of the time the answer is “ok” with hopefully some “greats”...

In the Zone with Zone Meetings !

  17 zone meetings in 6 days with 250 people. That’s part of the NC State Staff Ombuds services roll out! Over the past three...