February 17, 2016

Cal State Chico Opens Ombuds Office

California State University, Chico, the second-oldest campus in the 23 campus California State University system, has appointed its first two Ombuds. Suzanne Miller and James Morgan will serve faculty, staff, and students -- a combined population of nearly 20,000. According to a website for the new office, the Ombuds will follow IOA Standards with one significant exception. Confidentiality is not provided in "situations that involve imminent risk of serious harm or Discrimination, Harassment or Retaliation based on gender or sexual orientation."

Miller is a Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders and has been a member of the faculty since 1994. She has held a range of administrative posts. Morgan is a Professor of Management. Since joining the faculty in 1981, he has held several administrative positions, including worked as an associate dean and department chair. (CSU Chico Ombuds.) 

Related posts: Cal Poly Pomona Signs Ombuds Charter; Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Ombuds Offers Confidentiality for Sexual Assault Victims; Meet the Ombuds at Cal State San Marcos; Cal State San Bernandino Appoints New Ombuds, Removes Title IX Duties; Cal Maritime Creates Ombuds Program; Job Posting: Cal State Long Beach.

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