The faculty Ombuds program at Pennsylvania State reports that it handled 48 matters in the 2011-12 academic year. The Penn State Ombuds program, which comprises about 60 Ombuds coordinated by a University Ombudsperson, resolved 63% of its cases. Only one in five cases were referred to formal processes handled by the Faculty Senate or Human Resources.
Deborah F. Atwater is the Penn State University Ombuds. (Penn State 2011-12 Ombuds Report.)
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