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Ethics and Policy

Ethics and Policy

Mission and Purpose

Our mission is to promote a culture of transparency and accountability through policy and integrity initiatives. We accomplish this by sustaining the University policy infrastructure, by providing research and consultation, by addressing threats to institutional and individual integrity and by evaluating external threats to University policy and integrity.

Report a Concern

There are two options for reporting concerns to the Carolina Ethics Line:

Frequently Asked Questions are also available.

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The Truth About Lying on Resumes

June 28, 2024

Searching for jobs and internships is already hard enough, but doing so in today’s market makes it extremely challenging. Would you boost your resume to get an edge?

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Policy Review Committee Recap – June 2024

June 20, 2024

The Policy Review Committee met on Thursday, June 20, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom. 

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Unpacking Legacy: A Moral Inquiry into College Admissions

May 17, 2024

Following the Supreme Court’s landmark decision to strike down affirmative action in college admissions via the Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard and SFFA v. UNC rulings, some have called for a reassessment of legacy admissions because the policy is similarly unmeritocratic.