Dr. Colleen Packer

Faculty Ombuds
Professor of Communication

Office: EH 351
Phone: (801) 626-6256

When is it appropriate to contact the Ombuds Office?

  • When you need someone to listen.
  • When an awkward situation or uncomfortable feelings are bothering you.
  • When you are unsure of WSU policy or you believe a policy procedure or regulation has been applied unfairly.
  • If you wish to work through an intermediary, the Ombuds can serve that role.
  • When you are worried about favoritism or afraid of retaliation.
  • When you think you have been treated unfairly, harassed or discriminated against.
  • When you think someone has engaged in misconduct or there has been an ethical violation.

Electronic mail is not a secure and confidential means of communication.  If you choose to use e-mail to transmit personal or confidential information, please be aware that your information can not be assured to remain confidential.