The public university in Richmond has named Joan Beck as its first Faculty/Staff Ombud. Beck reports directly to UKU's President and will serve over 3,000 employees. Most recently, Beck has been a consultant and mediator, and also served as the Citizens' Advocate/Ombudsman for the NameLexington-Fayette Urban County Government from 2003 to 2010.
Beck graduated from Marquette University and earned her JD from St. Louis University School of Law. (EKU Ombud; LinkedIn.)
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