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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.

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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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Jen DeNeal greets people waiting to donate at the 22nd annual Holiday Carolina Blood Drive held in Fetzer Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. November 19, 2020.
Employee Forum Recognizes Outstanding Delegates

May 7, 2021

Jen DeNeal, Associate Director, was recognized by her peers on the Employee Forum as an “outstanding delegate” for service going above and beyond the call of duty when performing work on behalf of the Forum.

Bell Tower in the Fall
Help UNC-Chapel Hill Embrace a Culture of Ethics

April 28, 2021

The Institutional Integrity and Risk Management (IIRM) Office of Ethics and Policy is seeking your input to inform a Carolina Statement of Ethics. Complete this survey to identify words that you value most as a member of the Carolina community.

Central Compliance Interview
Institutional Integrity and Risk Management with Central Compliance Officer Judy Faubert

April 28, 2021

Office intern Emily Elkas interviews UNC’s Central Compliance Officer Judy Faubert. In the interview, Ms. Faubert addresses her role, how COVID has affected it and campus policies regarding Central Compliance.

Flowers in a Field
IIRM Strives to Grow Trust in Our University

March 31, 2021

As the Institutional Integrity and Risk Management (IIRM) team comes together, we are exploring the concept of trust.


Jun 17

Policy Review Committee – June 2021

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Jul 15

Policy Review Committee – July 2021

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Aug 19

Policy Review Committee – August 2021

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sep 16

Policy Review Committee – September 2021

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm