In September, CSU named Professor Jill E. Rudd as its University Ombudsperson. Reporting to the Provost, Rudd will work with nearly 20,000 faculty, staff, and students. She is tenured faculty member in the School of Communication where her area of focus is dispute resolution. Her research interests include: communication skill deficiencies and the role of aggression, negotiation in intercultural settings, and managing conflict in organizational communication.
Rudd is active in professional communication associations and has extensive journal experience. She earned her PhD at Kent State. (CSU Ombuds; CSU Profile.)
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