September 01, 2022

University of Kansas Confirms Acting Ombuds After National Search

KU has promoted its Acting University Ombuds, Ada Emmett, to the permanent position. Emmet joined the program in 2019 as a part-time Faculty Ombuds and, less than a year later, stepped up to the interim role. She was selected after a national search that opened in April 2022. The KU Ombuds reports to the provost and practices to IOA standards.

Emmett joined the faculty at KU in 2002 and worked as a librarian before joining the Ombuds Office. She graduated from the University of Michigan and earned her MLIS at the University of Washington. (KU News.)


  1. Emmett joined the faculty at KU in 2022?????