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In-person undergraduate classes resume Sept. 28. The Return to Campus website has updates about WVU's fall plans. Visit coronavirus.wvu.edu and CDC.gov for health resources related to the global pandemic.

Faculty Ombudsperson Jodi Goodman is available to meet by phone and video conferencing during the Fall 2020 semester.  Please call (304) 293-6338 to schedule an appointment.  If I am unable to answer, please leave me a message with your name, phone number, and the best time to reach you.  I am checking my voicemail regularly and will return calls as quickly as possible. 

You also may email me at Faculty_Ombudsperson@mail.wvu.edu to schedule a meeting.  While every effort is made to maintain security, electronic communications are not always private, and email confidentiality cannot be guaranteed.  Please do not relay sensitive information through email. 

The WVU Faculty Ombudsperson Office

A confidential, independent, informal, and neutral resource for WVU faculty members.

Are you unsure where to find help, involved in a difficult conflict, or wrestling with an ethical dilemma?

The Faculty Ombudsperson can assist you by providing information about University policies, procedures, and resources; coaching you through tough conversations and circumstances; facilitating conflict resolution; or just listening and serving as a resource as you evaluate options and make decisions. No problem is too small to seek input from the Faculty Ombudsperson.

The Faculty Ombudsperson Office's services are:

Confidential.

Communications with the Faculty Ombudsperson are held in strict confidence, with the exception of imminent risk of serious harm and child abuse.

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Independent.

The Faculty Ombudsperson Office is not a part of the University administration.


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Informal.

The Faculty Ombudsperson Office provides informal conflict resolution assistance for those who voluntarily seek its services.

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Neutral.

The Faculty Ombudsperson does not take sides in any matter.


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Location & Contact

WVU Faculty Ombudsperson Office is located in Morgan House, on the Downtown Campus, behind the Mountain Lair.

Morgan House (Office 200)
660 N High Street
Morgantown, WV 26506

Please contact the Faculty Ombudsperson at (304) 293-6338 to schedule an appointment.

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