University Ombuds

Policy number: 
Policy description: 

The University is committed to providing its employees an outlet for informally raising and addressing work-related concerns in a confidential, independent, and neutral environment.  The Office of the University Ombuds is established for this purpose.  Interactions with the University Ombuds supplement, but do not replace, formal processes relating to employment with the University.  

See full policy (PDF): 
PDF icon University Ombuds
Policy owner: Office of the President
Policy contact: 
Ruby Raines
Executive Assistant to the President
Applies to: 
Faculty, Staff
Date Issued: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2003

Last updated: 

Formerly "Faculty Ombudsman", now ": University Ombuds" revised to reflect a resource, now available to all UNT employees, to informally raise and address work-related concerns with the University Ombuds. The policy defines key terms (e.g., confidential, independent, and informally) and provides the responsibilities of the University Ombuds. Revisions to this policy are effective as of 5/3/2010.