Susan Kee-Young Park, Director & Ombudsperson at UC Davis has published a report on the first year of activities at her office. Park said that in her first 13 months in the role, she saw 267 visitors; 172 on the Davis campus and 95 visitors from the Health System.
Staff accessed the UC Davis Ombuds Office in greatest number (57%), followed by faculty and other academics (22%). During the year, Davis expanded the Ombuds role from providing services faculty, staff, and postdocs to providing services to the entire community. The report also summarizes other significant visitor data, systemic issues and recommendations. (UCD Ombuds Report.)
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