The Duke University Archives is the official repository for records of Duke University and has
a charge to make them available for use in accordance with policies approved by Duke University's
Board of Trustees, administration and faculty. In addition to the official records of the
university, the Duke University Archives holds campus publications; audiovisual materials by and
about Duke University; papers and selected publications of Duke University faculty members;
records of Duke University student and employee organizations and dissertations, theses, final
projects and senior honors papers produced by Duke University students.
The role of the ombudsman is to work with the Faculty Hearing Committee to facilitate prompt and equitable resolution of allegations by faculty members and instructional staff that there has been a violation of university policy. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, notes, minutes and other records of the office.
The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, notes, minutes, and other records concerning the establishment of the position of ombudsman and the Faculty Hearing Committee, policies and specific cases, and copies of ombudsman practices and policies at other institutions. There are files that contain personnel records and are restricted for 70 years. Other files may fall under the 25 year administrative records restrictions. Please consult with Research Services staff.