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Ombudsmen act as trusted and confidential intermediary between individuals and various departmental constituencies or administration. When approached, they will attempt to investigate, mediate, and resolve conflicts and inter-personnel issues that may arise in a course of job-related interactions among students, staff and faculty in order to improve working climate in the department.

The current ombudsmen are:

Ombusdmen with the Penn State Department of Chemistry
Contact Person Phone Number Email Address
Mary Jo Bojan
5-2895
bz6@psu.edu
Jackie Bortiatynski
5-2772 jackie@chem.psu.edu
Hilary Dellapenta
5-1383 htd1@psu.edu
Pshemak Maslak
5-2991 pm@chem.psu.edu
Karl Mueller 3-8674 ktm2@psu.edu

 

The ombudsmen may be contacted individually or as a team. All information shared with ombudsmen remains strictly confidential.  If sharing of such information with others is required for resolution of the conflict or issue, it will be done only with the explicit permission of the person asking for help or advice.  No records are generated or kept.

Additional information and advice can be found at the College or University level: