POLICY OF ETHICAL PRACTICE

1. Introduction
2. Purpose
3. Ethical Behavior
4. Conflicts of Interest
5. Officer and Key Employee Conflicts of Interest
6. Financial Integrity Disclosure and Other Reporting
7. Confidentiality
8. Academic Freedom
9. Protection and Proper Use of University Assets
10. Disclosures
11. Violations - Consequences
12. Reporting Responsibility and Procedures
13. Handling of Reported Violations
14. Acting in Good Faith
Reporting Guidelines
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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12. Reporting Responsibility and Procedures


If an employee has questions or believes that a violation is occurring or has occurred, he/she should not keep the information to him/herself, nor perform a personal investigation, but should promptly inform the appropriate personnel of the Concern. As a general rule, to report a suspected Concern, one is encouraged to do any of the following:
  • Discuss the matter with one's immediate supervisor;

  • Raise the matter with the vice president in one's area;

  • Contact the vice president for human resources or the director of internal audit;

  • Call the Policy of Ethical Practice Reporting Hotline at 1-800-963-5593 or submit a report via the web at www.ethicspoint.com;

  • Contact the president of the University; or

  • Contact the chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board of Trustees at auditriskchair@rmu.edu.