Lisa Israel is the first Director of Professional Oversight for the private Jesuit medical school in Missouri. According to the job description, her role is essentially that of an Ombuds for students, residents, and faculty. Israel moves into the position after serving as the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of the Student Success Center. The university briefly had an Ombuds for its undergraduate students a few years ago.
Israel graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and earned a master’s degree in higher education administration from Loyola University Chicago. Before joining SLU in 2009, she spent five years at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. (SLU News.)
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