October 08, 2014

Iowa State University Ombuds Reports That Cases Have Doubled

ISU Ombuds Officer Elaine Newell told a university committee that, "Business is booming."  According to an article in the campus newspaper, Newell said about 600 new clients have visited her office since 2008.  Moreover, over the last quarter she has seen business double. 

She attributes the increase to better awareness and knowledge of her office.explains, "It affirms the confidentiality and independence of the ombuds office and is a statement of the university's support for early and informal effort in conflict management and resolution." (Iowa State Daily.)

Related posts: Profile of Iowa State OmbudsIowa State University Ombuds and Librarian Create Online Conflict Guide for Staff; Iowa State University Ombuds Posts Report for 2011Iowa State University Ombuds Sees Record Cases; Iowa State University Posts Video of Ombuds; Iowa State University Enacts Charter for Ombuds Office.

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