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International Ombudsman Association

The International Ombudsman Association (IOA) was officially formed in July 2005 following the merger of the University and College Ombuds Association (UCOA) and The Ombudsman Association (TOA).  IOA is the largest international association of professional organizational ombudsman practitioners in the world, representing over 600 members from the United States and across the globe.

The IOA supports organizational Ombudsmen worldwide working in corporations, universities, non-profit organizations, government entities, and non-governmental organizations.  The IOA works to support and promote the profession through strategic partnerships and communication with government agencies and other professional organizations as appropriate.

The University Ombudsman adheres to IOA Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.


University Ombudsman
Binghamton University
PO Box 6000
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000

Phone:  607-777-2388
Fax:       607-777-2556

Last Updated: 3/24/14