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Faculty Ombudsperson Jodi Goodman is available to meet by phone and video conferencing during the Spring 2021 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 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 Faculty Ombudsperson is here to listen.

The WVU Faculty Ombudsperson Office is a place for faculty members facing difficult issues to talk.  Are you unsure where to find help, involved in a workplace conflict, 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.