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The Office Of The Ombuds
Teachers College, Columbia University
Teachers College
Columbia University


Meet the College Ombudsman

An independent office for a confidential discussion
of matters of concern

The College Ombuds is a resource available to students, faculty, and staff for resolving problems and conflicts.  Members of the College community can use the services of the Office when they need assistance or advice, or after other efforts have not succeeded.

The Office provides information and explains options for resolving a wide range of problems and rectifying many situations affecting the academic or work life of members of the College community. The Ombuds responds to all concerns and continually works for a satisfactory outcome for all parties involved in a situation.  

The work of the Office is confidential, impartial, independent, and informal.

Erwin Flaxman, Ph.D.