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Faculty Ombuds

The Academic Affairs Faculty Ombuds is an independent faculty member who provides strictly confidential , impartial, and informal conflict resolution and problem-solving services for Staff, Faculty, Students, and Postdoctoral fellows at the University of Utah.The Academic Affairs Faculty Ombuds’s Office is a safe place to voice and clarify concerns, understand conflict situations, and find effective ways to respond.

What we do:

  •  Confidentially hear and discuss your concerns
  •  Identify options for resolving problems
  • Help develop productive avenues of communication
  • Serve as a neutral mediator, striving for fairness, equitable solutions and adherence to University policies
  • Provide information about University policies and refer you to appropriate University services and programs
  • Help navigate the Retention, Promotion, and/or Tenure process, or the appeals for grievances

What we don’t do:

  • Make decisions findings of fact, or determine the “guilt” or “innocence” of those accused of wrongdoing
  • Establish, change, or set aside policies or administrative decisions
  • Offer legal advice
  • Offer psychological counseling

See our Services page for more information.


Maureen Condic 2.2.15

Maureen L. Condic, Ph.D
Office Phone:  801.585.3482
Fax:  801.581.4233
Office Locations:
1738G Marriott Library
3245 Eccles Institute of Human Genetics

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