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Meet the Ombuds Officer

Friday, September 4, 2015

Kenneth Bartels
Kenneth Bartels, professor emeritus in the OSU Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, is the university’s ombuds officer. He is available to listen to concerns about a dispute or conflict involving students, faculty and staff, and assist parties in mediating a mutually agreeable resolution, if reasonably possible. 
A native of Iowa, Bartels came to OSU in 1982 and served as professor of veterinary clinical sciences, McCasland Professor of Laser Surgery and Kerr Foundation Chair for Biomedical Laser and Biophotonics Research. He retired in June of 2015.


Kenneth Bartels may be reached by email,, or by phone, (405) 744-6627 (4-ombs). His office is located at 224 Student Union.

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