September 09, 2016

2016 Cal Caucus Registration Opens

The California Caucus of College and University Ombuds has posted the details for its 43nd annual meeting at Asilomar, a calming rustic conference center on the ocean, in Pacific Grove. Taking place on November 13-16, 2016, the event draws Ombuds from beyond California and the higher education sector with its casual and intimate tradition.

Sunday, November 13, 2016
Welcome Reception

Conference Kick-off Dinner

Session: Discover Your Secret Superpower: Learning How to Ombuds to Your Strengths, Tom Kosakowski and Donna Louden

Monday, November 14, 2016

Opening Remarks

Welcome: Carter MacDonald

Session: What a Piece of Work is Ombuds!, David Arnot Rasch

Session: Ombuds Up! Owning Our Power, Karen R. Peterson

Session: Conflict Paradoxes and Ombuds Casework, Jenna Brown, Jan Morse, and Jim Wohl


Session: Century Campus Activism: The Ombuds as a Crisis Manager?, Angela E. Dash and Katherine Greenwood

Session: Sexual Assault, Violence & Harassment on U.S. & Canadian Campuses, Carter MacDonald, Marcia G. Riley and Natalie Sharpe

Session: The Role of Intercultural Communication in Managing Student Conflict, Jill E. Rudd and Conchita Franco Serri

Guest Speaker and CCCUO Recognitions and Awards Location

Tuesday, November 15, 2016


Session: Introduction to Student Development Theory and its Relevance to Ombuds Practice, Jay Solman and Emma Williams

Session: Putting Fair Policy Entrepreneurship into Practice: The Restorative  Practices Initiative (RPI) at the University of Alberta, Marc Johnson, Natalie Sharpe, and Brent Epperson

Session: Peer-to-Peer Case Studies, Katherine Greenwood and Patricia Ponce

Group Photo Location

Caucus and Small Group Discussions

Gift Exchange

Wednesday, November 16, 2016


Session: A Peer Ombuds Model, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Ombuds

Session: Ombuds in Higher Education: Then & Now, International Ombuds, presented by Jenna Brown

Session: Procedural Rhetoric, Thomas Griffin

Session: From “but” to “and”: The Paradox of Ombuds Principles & Practices, Jenna Brown

Brown Bag Lunch

Cal Caucus Debrief and Planning Meeting

Cal Caucus Annual Business Meeting

Board of Directors Meeting

Registration for the caucus is now open and the early-bird deadline has been extended until September 30th. (CalCaucus 2016.)

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