After an external search, California State University Long Beach converted its Interim Ombuds Keith Freesemann to a permanent position. Freesemann has held the position since January 2016, following the retirement of the prior University Ombuds, Betsy Decyk.
Freesemann has worked at CSULB for 36 years and was most recently a Program Director in the Athletic Traning Program and a faculty member in Kinesiology. Freesemann earned an Ed.D. in Higher and Adult Education with a focus in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern California. Freesemann has already completed Ombuds training with IOA. (CSULB Weekly Bulletin.)
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