October 28, 2019

University of British Columbia Hires Ombuds

Michelle Quigg has been named the new Ombuds Officer for the large public university in Vancouver. She fills a position being vacated by the retirement of Joy Coben and reports to UBC's Ombudsperson for Students, Shirley Nakata

Most recently, Quigg worked as an immigration lawyer private practice and did pro bono work helping stateless people in Canada obtain citizenship. She also worked as a staff lawyer and program coordinator for the Access Pro Bono Society of BC and as an International Student Advisor at Vancouver Island University. Quigg completed college and law school at UBC.  (UBC Ombuds; UBC Law Interview.)

Related posts: University of British Columbia Names First Ombuds for Students; Caseload Declines Slightly for University of British Columbia Ombuds; University of British Columbia Reopens Satellite Ombuds Office; University of British Columbia Names Ombuds for Okanagan Campus; Job Posting.

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