UM will conduct an internal search to appoint a new, half-time Faculty Ombuds. The position, which was established in 1990, is appointed by the President following a search conducted by a Committee jointly appointed by the President and the University Senate. The candidate must be a tenured faculty member but may be recently retired. Lee E. Preston, PhD, an emeritus professor in the UM School of Business, has served as faculty Ombuds since 2004. (UM Human Resources.)
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