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Ombuds Annual Report

Ombuds Annual Report for 2007-2018

Contacts with the ombuds remain strong in the tenth year of operation, with Policy questions and conflicts with faculty and staff being the main needs presented. A comparison of activity appears below:

Issue 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Civil Rights (harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination) 9 8 3 2 7 2 6 4 12 22 9 4
Conflict with Another Student 1 3 2 6 2 0 2 4 5 7 1 3
Grade Appeal 24 13 7 7 8 9 3 5 3 2 7 4
Health and Safety (personal and environmental) 14 5 5 8 8 9 5 12 14 19 17 13
Involvement (how to get involved, information about activities) 2 2 2 2 1 0 2 2 0 4 7 5
Policy (location, interpretation, grievance process 21 15 20 14 12 7 15 10 8 20 10 30
Housing Issues (on or off campus housing, roommate problems, license agreements, cleanliness) 10 6 8 6 8 8 5 9 6 11 11 9
Seeking Basic Information 3 4 7 6 5 3 11 18 15 12 14 14
Financial Matters 0 7 4 3 3 4 1 2 4 8 6 9
Academic Integrity 0 4 9 1 3 1 0 1 2 2 2 0
Conflict with Faculty or Staff Member 0 11 11 4 4 4 4 7 13 11 14 24
Parking 0 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 84 81 78 62 61 48 53 74 82 118 98 115
 
Prospective Student 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 3
Undergraduate Student 53 59 58 31 29 24 22 32 42 49 38 64
Graduate or Professional Student 0 1 6 1 3 2 1 1 8 12 5 9
Alumnus/Alumna 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 0
Parent 21 16 14 22 21 17 21 27 13 36 40 20
Faculty or Staff 2 4 5 4 6 7 9 6 13 18 18 15
Other 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 3 1