February 05, 2014

University of North Georgia Appoints First Permanent Ombuds

UNG has hired Tom Walter has been selected as the ombudsman for faculty and staff Walter has worked at the university since 1989 (when it was known as Gainesville State College) and is currently Vice President of Student Affairs.  He will transition into the Ombuds position as soon as a successor can be hired.  

UNG President Bonita Jacobs said, "Dr. Walter's background and training are well aligned with this position, which provides faculty and staff with an informal and confidential means to discuss and address issues.  "I am pleased that he will take on this new role with the university."  Walter earned his doctorate in counseling and human development services from the University of Georgia in 1988 and worked in higher education for most of his career. (Access North GA.)

Related posts:  North Georgia College & State University Opens Ombud Program With Two Appointments; Gainesville State College Opens Ombuds Office; University of North Georgia Appoints Ombuds; Job Posting.

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