May 06, 2008

First Ombuds at U. Mass. Lowell Set to Retire

Alan J. Lincoln has announced that he will be leaving the Ombuds Office at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell within a few weeks. Lincoln was the first member of the Criminal Justice Program at UMass Lowell in 1977 and founded the Ombuds Office eight years ago. (UML eNews; UML Profile.)

Lincoln has been actively involved in the Ombuds field and was instrumental in establishing the Journal of the International Ombudsman Association. Fortunately, he has agreed to continue as the Editor of JIOA for another year.

Related posts: Journal of IOA Releases First Issue.

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