At a meeting on October 29, the OSU Board of Trustees approved a proposal from the University Senate for a part-time faculty Ombudsperson. The current faculty senate chair said that a search for the Ombuds will be completed in the next six weeks so that the person will be in place for Winter Quarter. Only senior or emeritus faculty will be considered for the position. OSU President E. Gordon Gee will appoint Ombuds to a one-year term. The campus paper hopes the faculty Ombuds will be able to curb embarrassing and "childish" feuds." (The OSU Lantern.)
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