December 11, 2017

Profile of University of North Georgia's Ombuds for the Oconee Campus

For the past three years, Veronica Walker has been served as the Ombuds for the 2,500 students at the growing commuter campus in central Georgia. Walker is a biology lab coordinator and volunteers in the Ombuds role. She says that she cares about the student body and knows how confusing the bureaucracy of higher education can be. 

“Students may have an issue arise, whether personal or school-related, that they don’t know how to address,” Walker said. “They may be afraid of what will happen if they report their concerns. … A lot of problems can be reduced by just allowing visitors a space to be heard.” She has completed IOA training and is a graduate of UNG. (UNG Vanguard; UNG Profile.)

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