In December 2007, Tatia Daniels Granger became the first Ombuds for staff at the College of William & Mary College. The brand-new position was implemented as the result of a series of forums held last year during which staff members expressed their worries over workplace conditions and other issues. Granger has worked in higher education for nearly 20 years and has a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Virginia. Provost P. Geoffrey Feiss said that Granger, “brings extraordinary background and skills to a role that is very important to this community–assuring that all employees have a voice in matters that concern them in the workplace.” Granger reports to the provost and the position is, for now, part time. (W&M News.)
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