The public university just west of Dallas has appointed Madeline C. Justice to serve as its first Academic Ombudsman Officer. She will provide confidential and informal assistance to faculty in addition to her work as Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs and Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership.
Justice joined the faculty at TAMU-Commerce in 1997 and her research has focused on emotional intelligence. She earned a BA and MA from Texas Woman's University, and a EdD at East Texas State University. (TAMU-Commerce Ombuds.)