Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile has appointed José Ignacio González to serve as its first Ombudsperson. Gonzalez said, "For me it is a great responsibility, because the new position will connect with the 32,000 people who are part of the University in its various levels."
Gonzalez is currently dean of faculty in History, Geography and Political Science in PUC's Institute of Geography. He is also Professor of Geography at the University of Barcelona, Spain. As the Ombuds, Gonzalez will report directly to the university's rector. (PUC News, Faculty Profile.)
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