Meet the Ombudsperson

Prof. Dimitrios Berk began a five-year mandate as the Ombudsperson for Students, on September 1, 2014.


AS THE OMBUDSPERSON for Students, Prof. Berk provides an independent, impartial and confidential service through which students may seek the just, fair and equitable resolution of any University-related concern. The Ombudsperson for Students, where appropriate, may also review University policies, guidelines and procedures affecting students, make recommendations for change, and promote discussion of University-wide student related concerns.

Professor Berk has been a member of the Faculty of Engineering for over 34 years, with extensive administrative experience as Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering for eight years. He brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and integrity, which serve him well in this position, as does the high esteem and respect he enjoys from students, faculty, and administrators alike. 

E-mail: ombudsperson [at]