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NEW! 2014 Summer Meeting of Academic Ombuds

2014 Summer Meeting of Academic Ombuds
July 20th & 21st
Co-Sponsored by
Marquette University
and the
Medical College of Wisconsin

The 12th annual gathering provides an opportunity for academic ombuds (AO) to become better acquainted, share concerns unique to our professional environments, and to support and learn from each other’s experience.

GENERAL REGISTRATION is $75 and includes:

Sunday, July 20

  • 4:00 – 5:30 Academic Roundtable
  • 5:30 – 6:30 Opening Reception

Monday, July 21

  • Guided discussions on challenges and practice topics identified by participants
  • NEW! AO Briefs: 20-minute presentations, with Q&A, facilitated by three separate attendees
  • Small group discussions including case studies, emerging issues, and planning for 2015
  • Great opportunities for informal interactions
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snacks

Program Description

Sunday, July 20 (8:30 – 3:30)


A workshop for new ombuds on best practices, presented by current academic ombuds practitioners. The cost is $80 and includes presentation materials, breakfast, lunch, snacks.

LODGING: Single and double rooms are available for $139/night plus tax. Hotel is walking distance to campus, but a shuttle is also available. To make your reservation, please call the hotel no later than Thursday, June 19, 2014.

The Ambassador Hotel: 414-345-5000 or 888-322-3326.

To ensure the group rate, you must ask for the Summer Meeting of Academic Ombuds/Marquette Ombuds Office group block when you make reservation. Group rates are available two (2) days prior and two (2) days following our events, subject to availability. There is so much to do in the summer in Milwaukee—please consider extending your visit!

The hotel

About Milwaukee
Transportation to and in Milwaukee

Please contact our 2014 host should you have any questions:
Kerry Egdorf, Ombuds, Marquette University
Phone: 414.273.1453

New Ombuds Orientation and Reception Registration
Password: 2014Orientation

Summer Meeting of Academic Ombuds and Sunday's Reception Registration
Password: 2014Meeting


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