The University Ombuds: A Valuable Resource in Addressing Campus Sexual Assaults

Adams, Caroline; Gadlin, Howard
June 2015
Dispute Resolution;Summer2015, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p4
The article discusses the role of ombuds in addressing sexual assaults in the U.S. college and university campuses and creating safe environments for learning. Topics discussed include the need to built trust in campuses; a letter from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights to the U.S. college and university administrators regarding reporting, addressing, investigating and preventing sexual violence; and the role of ombuds in offering guidance for administrators.


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