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Merlynette Griffin has held many job titles at NIU, but each position had one thing in common – the need to counsel students and others with whom she worked. That knack for providing guidance and compassion will come in very useful in her new job as the interim ombudsperson. She takes over the position Aug....
Sarah Klaper
NIU’s Office of the Ombudsperson will host a 45th anniversary celebration reception and display from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9. President Doug Baker will speak. The event takes place in the Glass Gallery of the Holmes Student Center. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. A special display of the history of...
Sarah Klaper
A lawyer with experience in higher education and helping people to advocate for themselves is the new ombudsperson at NIU. Sarah Klaper, who grew up in Wheaton in a family of educators and lives in St. Charles, promises to maintain the on-campus relationships and reputation fostered by her predecessor, Tim Griffin. She also plans to...
Tim Griffin
Section 19.4 of the NIU Bylaws requires that an annual review of the performance of the ombudsman be conducted by the University Affairs Committee of the University Council. The individual to be reviewed at this time is Tim Griffin. The position description for the ombudsman is available online. NIU students, faculty and staff are invited...