University Ombuds

Jim Wohl, DVM, MPA

University Ombuds
2-191 Homer Babbidge Library

369 Fairfield Way, U-1257

Phone: (860) 486-5143
Fax: (860) 486-5875
Email: jim.wohl@uconn.edu

Jim Wohl has served as University Ombuds since May 2013. He was the University Ombuds at Auburn University between 2008 – 2013 and served as Interim Ombuds at Louisiana State University in 2007.  He is also a workplace mediator in higher education and the power industry and has served on a national roster of mediators since 2006.  Prior his career in conflict resolution, he was Professor of Medicine in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University.

Jim’s training includes a certificate in Workplace Conflict Management and Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Cornell University Institute of Conflict Resolution and completion of multiple advanced trainings by the International Ombudsman Association and the Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution of the University System of Georgia.  Jim received his BA in Public Affairs from SUNY-Albany, a DVM from Purdue University, and a Masters degree in Public Administration (MPA) from Auburn University.  His is a Certified Organizational Ombudsman Practitioner®.