Office of the Ombudsperson records
Scope and Contents
The records of the Office of the Ombudsperson include brochures and handouts about its services and a letter describing the office’s budget needs for 1970-1971. There are also newspaper clippings from The State News, The Detroit News, and others covering stories on anti-Semitic problems, civil rights issues in the regards to the homosexual community and chiefly race issues between African Americans and whites both on Michigan State University's campus and throughout the nation. There are also speeches from MSU president John A. DiBiaggio and Michigan Governor James Blanchard.
- 1968-1970, 1988-1991, 2015-2017
- Michigan State University. Office of the Ombudsman (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
The Office of the Ombudsman was created in 1967 by the Office of the President when the Academic Freedom for Students at Michigan State University policy was adopted. The policy included a recommendation for the creation of an Ombudsman office. The policy was created by the Faculty Committee on Student Affairs.
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Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- Office of the Ombudsperson Records
- 3 Ready For Cataloging
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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