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University Faculty Ombuds Program

University Faculty Ombuds Program

The Ombuds and mediators work with faculty and faculty administrators to help to resolve conflicts confidentially and informally by facilitating communication to reach mutually satisfactory solutions. The Faculty Ombuds Program is under the auspices of the President and operates independently from other university administrative units and offices.


Dr. Nina W. Brown- Interim Ombuds

Operation Times: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For Inquiries, email ombuds@odu.edu



Request For Mediation

To request a mediation, please click below to download the Request for Mediation form. Once complete, e-mail or mail the form and documents to Dr. Nina W. Brown, nbrown@odu.edu.

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