In his annual report to the TTU staff senate, Ombuds for Staff Nathanael Haddox said that the name of his office had been changed from “Ombudsman” to “Ombuds” to avoid gender issues. Haddox also reported that his office would be establishing a new phone number as part of an expanded marketing and outreach campaign. In related TTU news, the AAUP Chapter reaffirmed its commitment to hiring the campus’s first Faculty Ombuds. (TTU Staff Senate Minutes; TTU AAUP Report re Ombuds.)
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