The Ombuds will publish an Annual Report after the end of each fiscal year. This space will contain the Annual Report or a link to it. Employees who consult with the Ombuds are called "Visitors."
The Annual Report may contain the following non-identifiable information: number of visitors, number of visits by a visitor, gender and ethnic background of visitors, was the visit in person or by telephone, referral source, classification of employee such as faculty, A & P or civil service, type of consultation by Ombuds, and the nature of the concern.
Examples of possible categories of concerns that may be tracked include, but are not limited to, the following: compensation and benefits; evaluative relationships; peer and colleague conduct; performance evaluations; career progression; legal or financial compliance; safety, health and physical environment; services/administrative issues; policy/practice issues; harassment or discrimination based on a protected class; hostile environment/incivility not based on a protected class; organizational leadership and management; and values, ethics and standards.