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March 27, 2023
University of Kentucky Seeks Next Academic Ombuds
The public university in Lexington has opened an internal search for its next Academic Ombud. The position may be filled by a tenured or emeriti faculty member who provides services to students with academic issues. UK had one of the first university Ombuds in the United States and 29 faculty have served in the position over the last five decades. Alice Turkington, Professor of Geography, has served as the Academic Ombud for the past two years. The position reports to UK's provost and practices to IOA standards. (UK Now.)