October 23, 2009

Northern Illinois University Ombuds Office Turns 40

According to a press release, the NIU Ombuds Office was founded in 1969 following civil unrest and student protest. Since that time, tens of thousands of students, parents, faculty, and staff members have visited the office. Is is one of the oldest university Ombuds programs in North America. Tim Griffin has served as the NIU Ombuds since 1991. (NIU Press Release.)

Related posts: Michigan State University Ombuds Office Marks 40 Years of Service; UC Riverside Enacts Ombuds Charter [on Eve of 40th Anniversary; University of Texas Ombuds Office Celebrates 40 Years; Concordia University Marks 40-Year Anniversary of Riots that Lead to Ombuds Office.

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