The Swedish word ombuds, pronounced (ahm-budz), is a 19th century term that is now defined more broadly as “ear to the people”. The purpose of the Marshall University Ombuds office is to assure that your voice can be heard and the problem you are facing can receive an impartial review.
Those principles are:
This office is designed to help faculty and staff in any way it can, whether it’s listening, directing you to the appropriate university office, identifying your options, or coaching you to prepare for a difficult conversation.
Office: MSC BW14
Dr. Robin Riner
You are welcome to email the Ombuds Office, but please note that email communications are not considered confidential and are subject to records requests.