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Ombudsperson Council

What is an Ombudsperson?

Ombudsperson is from Swedish, a Germanic language in the same family as English, and means "commissioner, agent." Derived from Old Norse, an umbodhsmadhr was a deputy who looked after the interests and legal affairs of a group such as a trade union or business. In 1809 the office of ombudsman was created to act as an agent of justice to look after the interests of justice in affairs between the government and citizens.

Current Members of the Ombudsperson Council

  • Al Azinger, Associate Professor (Retired), EAF
  • Maria Pao, Associate Professor, LAN
  • Klaus Schmidt, Professor, TEC

Students Seeking Assistance

Students who are seeking assistance are encouraged to contact Community Rights and Responsibilities at the Office of the Dean of Students.

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