March 10, 2016

University of Windsor Appoints First Student Ombuds

Kris McInnis has been named as the First Student Ombudsman at the university in Ontario. A paralegal and mediator, McInnis had been a Judicial Affairs & Hearings Officer at Windsor for the past five years. As the first Ombuds, she will serve 16,000 students with academic and some non-academic issues on a part-time basis for one year.

“The general scope of my position is to assist, inform, educate and help defend students in cases of academic matters, grade appeals and other academic and sometimes non-academic matters,” said McInnis. “I’m available to students from all three positions whether they are fulltime, part-time or graduate students.” (Windsor Lance; Facebook Windsor Ombuds.)

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