May 14, 2013

DePaul University Will Host 2013 Summer Meeting of Academic Ombuds

The eleventh annual Summer Meeting of College and University Ombudspersons is set for July 28-29, 2013 at DePaul University in Chicago. This annual event provides an opportunity for academic Ombuds to become better acquainted, to share concerns specific to their professional environments, and to support and learn from each other’s experiences.  

Before the 1½-day general meeting, organizers are offering a one-day New Academic Ombuds Workshop on Sunday. New this year is a special session for Medical School Ombuds on Tuesday, July 30th.
New Academic Ombuds Workshop $75 -- Sunday, July 28
  • Full-day training and discussion on Ombudsperson 
  • Best Practices for those new to the field
  • Attendees may register for this and the regular Monday meeting, or for the New Ombuds Workshop alone 
  • Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided
Meeting for Academic Ombudspersons $75 -- Sunday, July 28/Monday, July 29
  • Roundtable Discussion Sunday, July 28 at 3:00 p.m. 
  • Opening Reception Sunday at 5:30
  • Structured plenary discussions on practice topics identified by participants 
  • Breakout session topics 
  • Small group case study discussions 
  • Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided
Special Session for Medical School Ombudspersons $25 -- Tuesday, July 30
  • On Tuesday, July 30, 2013, a Special Session for Medical School Ombudspersons, will explore the distinct challenges, conflicting demands, and opportunities in the academic medicine environment. 
  • The Tuesday-only session will meet from 10 am to 3 pm.
  • Attendees may plan for this as an addendum to the Annual Summer Meeting of Academic Ombudspersons or a one-day-only session. 
  • Lunch will be provided
(Conf Details.)

Related posts: Midwest Meeting of College and University Ombuds (2007); New Ombuds Workshop at the Midwest Summer Meeting (2008); Summer Meeting and New Ombuds Workshop at NIU (2009); Recap of 2010 Midwest Meeting of University & College OmbudsAttendance Rises at Ninth Annual Summer Meeting of Academic Ombuds; Save the Date for 2012 Summer Academic Ombuds Meeting.

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