Policy AD88 CODE OF RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT

Policy Steward:  Vice President for Administration

Contents:

  • Purpose
  • Penn State Values
  • Duties
  • Legal and Policy Compliance
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Accurate Records and Privacy
  • Professional Conduct
  • Reporting
  • Non-Retaliation
  • Further Information
  • Cross References

  • PURPOSE:

    The Code of Responsible Conduct applies to all employees (faculty, staff, administrators, and student employees) of The Pennsylvania State University on legal, policy, and other duties encountered during the normal course of University business and employment.

    PENN STATE VALUES:

    The duties contained in this Code of Responsible Conduct reflect the University’s core values: Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, Discovery, Excellence, and Community. While aspirational in nature, these Penn State Values provide important context for the Code of Responsible Conduct.

    DUTIES:

    In contributing to the mission of the University and in accordance with existing University policy, all employees of The Pennsylvania State University must fulfill the following duties:

    Legal and Policy Compliance

    Conflict of Interest:

    Accurate Records and Privacy:

    Professional Conduct:

    Reporting:

    Non-Retaliation:

    FURTHER INFORMATION:

    For a non-comprehensive summary of University policies relevant to the duties summarized above, see http://universityethics.psu.edu/university-ethics-policies.  Additional information about Penn State policies may be found in the General University Reference Utility (GURU) at https://guru.psu.edu.

    For questions, additional detail, or to request changes to this policy, please contact the Office of Ethics and Compliance.


    Effective Date: January 23, 2017
    Date Approved: January 23, 2017
    Date Published: January 25, 2017

    Most Recent Changes:

    Revision History (and effective dates):

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