May 20, 2008

New Ombuds Workshop at the Midwest Summer Meeting

The Sixth Annual Midwest Summer Meeting of College and University Ombudspersons at Northern Illinois University kicks off with a full-day workshop on July 13. Designed for those new to the college and university Ombuds profession, workshop topics will include:
  • A history of the profession;
  • Professional ethics and standards of practice;
  • Marketing the office;
  • Working with consultees;
  • Appropriate record-keeping;
  • Addressing trends and patterns of problematic behavior;
  • Relationships with other campus entities; and
  • Additional topics identified by participants.
The workshop and meeting (on July 14) are remarkably priced at $65 and $35. (NIU Event Details.)

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