February 15, 2010

University of Western Ontario Ombuds Report Highlights Academic Accommodations

According to their annual report, UWO Ombuds Adrienne Clarke and Assistant Ombuds Anita Pouliot handled 438 cases in 2008-09, a 4.5% increase from the prior academic year. Their summary of the year leads with a discussion of academic accommodations for students with disabilities and offers guidelines for promoting positive conversations around disability. The report also revisits the issue of faculty and administrative support for graduate students who are experiencing problems with their supervisor. (UWO Ombuds 2008-09 Report.)

Related posts: University of Western Ontario Agrees to Changes Suggested by Ombuds; University of Western Ontario Posts Annual Report (2009).

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