LSU's Ombuds, Kirsten Schwehm, reports that the number of visitors to her office has increased steadily since she opened the office in 2006. The caseload increased 32% in 2007-08 and 11% in 2008-09. There was an increase in groups of people accessing the office, as opposed to individual visitors. Schwehm also noted that the spring academic semester was the busiest time of year for office traffic.
In addition to reporting on the visitor data, Schwehm also announced that LSU had approved terms of reference for her office. (LSU Ombuds Reports.)
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