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Functions of the Office

The ISU faculty ombudsperson:

  • always maintains strict confidentiality.
  • listens to the concerns of faculty members at ISU and uses informal means to facilitate the resolution of concerns and disputes.
  • makes appropriate inquiries, involves appropriate other parties, and works to create an environment in which those involved come to a clearer understanding of the situation and reach reasonable and mutually satisfying agreements.
  • has institutional authority for access to records or other materials necessary to be effective.
  • may play a prescriptive role to alleviate chronic problems by recommending positive changes in policies and practices affecting the faculty.
  • authors an annual summary report on the types of matters handled and narrative reflecting the character of the year’s activities to the Faculty Senate.
Last Modified: 04/08/08 at 03:40:28 PM