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Ethics and Policy

About the Office of Ethics and Policy

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.

Statement of Ethics

Carolina Ethics Line

Speak Up Carolina

Ethics and Policy Blog

Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz gets a flu shot on Polk Place on September 23, 2020, on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Ethics of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

March 24, 2021

With so many Americans left to vaccinate, substantial distrust of the vaccine in many communities, and thousands of vaccines going to waste every day, how can we create policy to distribute vaccinations in an efficient and ethical manner? 

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Policy Review Committee Recap – December 2021

December 16, 2021

The University Policy Review Committee (PRC) met virtually on December 16, 2021 and discussed several policy updates.

LaToya Gibbs Interview
Interview with LaToya Gibbs, Executive Assistant of Institutional Integrity and Risk Management

November 30, 2021

Ethics and Policy intern Jay Ramesh interviews LaToya Gibbs, Executive Assistant of Institutional Integrity and Risk Management (IIRM).

Internship Applications Due Wednesday, Dec. 1

November 29, 2021

Come join the UNC Office of Ethics and Policy where you can learn all about what it’s like working for UNC, the ethical implications of policy writing and work on projects that directly benefit your university.

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Congratulations Jen DeNeal

October 29, 2021

The Office of Ethics and Policy would like to give a huge shout-out to Associate Director Jen DeNeal for receiving the Kay Winjberg Hovious Outstanding Employee Forum Delegate Award!


Feb 17

Policy Review Committee – February 2022

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mar 17

Policy Review Committee – March 2022

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Apr 14

Policy Review Committee – April 2022

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
May 26

Policy Review Committee – May 2022

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am