The public university in Burnaby, Vancouver has named Laura Reid as its next Student Ombudsperson. She has worked at SFU since 2012, most recently as Academic Adivsor working with NCAA student-athletes. She takes over the office previously run by Jay Solman and that serves a student population of about 35,000.
Reid graduated from Queen's University, earned an MA from the University of Toronto, and completed a JD at the University of British Columbia. (SFU Ombuds; LinkedIn.)
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