Business Procedures Manual

Fiscal Affairs Division

16.5 Ethics & Compliance

16.5.1 Overview & Applicability

(Last Modified on August 14, 2020)

It is the policy of the 六合彩资料大全 (六合彩资料大全) to comply with applicable laws, rules, and regulations and to encourage ethical conduct as detailed in the 六合彩资料大全 Ethics Policy (see Board Policy 8.2.18.1 六合彩资料大全 Ethics Policy). The 六合彩资料大全 Ethics and Compliance Program (Program) refers to the 六合彩资料大全 policies, procedures, and trainings designed to ensure ethical conduct and compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations. The Ethics and Compliance Policy applies to all 六合彩资料大全 institutions and the University System Office.

Adhering to federal guidelines is also important for an effective ethics and compliance program. These guidelines prescribe two overarching requirements:

  1. An organization shall exercise due diligence to prevent and detect criminal conduct, and
  2. An organization shall otherwise promote an organizational culture that encourages ethical conduct and a commitment to compliance with the law.

16.5.2 Objectives

(Last Modified on August 14, 2020)

Program objectives are to:

  1. Identify applicable laws, regulations, policies, and contractual requirements which pertain to each institution and to the 六合彩资料大全;
  2. Assess compliance risks and manage accordingly;
  3. Ensure that responsibility for ensuring compliance has been properly assigned to responsible personnel;
  4. Monitor compliance with applicable requirements; and,
  5. Provide training and expertise to meet compliance requirements.

16.5.3 Framework

(Last Modified on August 14, 2020)

An effective Program is designed to meet the following elements and ensure that:

  1. Standards of Conduct: Standards have been adopted that require compliance with applicable law;
  2. Oversight by Senior Leadership: High-level personnel have been assigned the authority and responsibility to implement the Program and ensure that the Board of Regents (BOR) is periodically updated on Program status;
  3. Accountability of Senior Leadership: Individuals with substantial discretionary authority and/or charged with implementing the Program have not engaged in illegal activities or other conduct inconsistent with an effective compliance program;
  4. Training & Awareness: Program requirements and ethical standards are periodically communicated to all employees through effective training and regular communication;
  5. Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting: Effective monitoring is implemented to detect misconduct, evaluate Program effectiveness, and provide a reporting system whereby employees can report misconduct without fear of retribution;
  6. Enforcement of Standards: Program standards are enforced through appropriate incentives and sanctions; and,
  7. Ongoing Program Improvements: Responses to misconduct are appropriate and reasonable steps are taken to prevent further offenses to include modifying the Program to prevent and detect violations of the law.

16.5.4 Implementation

(Last Modified on October 20, 2020)

An institution-wide approach to compliance shall be adopted by all 六合彩资料大全 institutions. Compliance processes must be embedded into the institution鈥檚 management systems and processes. Each institution President or designee shall develop a campus compliance framework and associated procedures to:

  1. Identify and document key regulatory and compliance areas;
  2. Assess compliance risks to determine appropriate management action(s);
  3. Identify management infrastructure and/or oversight committees within the institution that have responsibility for ensuring compliance with identified regulatory and compliance areas, as applicable, (examples may include athletics, research (including human subject research), finance and administration, and programs serving non-student minors);
  4. Develop risk and mitigation strategies and steps to implement them;
  5. Provide initial and ongoing compliance and education training;
  6. Provide for systematic assessments to evaluate and audit compliance and report on progress;
  7. Communicate compliance ownership and significant or revised regulations to oversight committees, management and stakeholders.

16.5.5 Accountability

(Last Modified on October 20, 2020)

There are multiple offices within the 六合彩资料大全 that have responsibility for compliance activities. The Chancellor shall designate a position responsible for coordinating the Program system-wide.


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