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Faculty Ombudsperson

About the Ombudsperson

The Faculty Ombudsperson provides informal, impartial support and/or guidance to faculty members struggling with issues such as:

  • Annual performance
  • Evaluation feedback
  • Tenure/promotion decisions
  • Departmental conflict

The Ombudsperson has the skills to listen carefully and compassionately, to think clearly and objectively, and to generate possible options and solutions in order to meet the complex challenges some faculty members face over the course of their professional careers.

About Linda Rubin

Linda is a Professor in the Department of Psychology and Philosophy and a Licensed Psychologist. She has chaired various campus committees, including the University Promotion and Tenure Committee, Departmental Peer Review Committees, Institutional Review Board, and Faculty Grievance Proceedings. Additional experiences within the TWU community have included service as a member of the Faculty Senate, Graduate Council, Visioning I Committee, and Affiliate Faculty in the Department of Women’s Studies.

All matters discussed with the Ombudsperson will be held in strict confidence unless waived by the faculty member.

Dr. Linda Rubin
Faculty Ombudsperson
Professor/Licensed Psychologist
319 Stoddard Hall

Office Hours:
Wednesday afternoons or by appointment

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychology and Philosophy
P. O. Box 425470
Texas Woman's University
Denton, Texas 76204

Additional information on standards of practice for the role of Ombudsperson is available from the International Ombudsperson Association.