Office of the Ombud

Faculty concerns

The UW strives to recruit the most innovative educators and researchers in the field. Our faculty are respected for their work on a local, national, and international scale. We recognize that faculty members face an extremely dynamic working environment that has seen major changes in recent years. Often working with fewer resources and potentially less job security, faculty may be less likely to raise issues in traditional ways. The Ombud can help…

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Common faculty concerns include:

  • Peer harassment
  • Faculty evaluations
  • Merit review
  • Salary inequity
  • Academic procedures
  • Quality of instruction
  • Scientific misconduct
  • Space/resource allocations