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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.

Carolina Ethics Line: 866-294-8688

Carolina Ethics Line is a secure method through which to submit an anonymous report either online or by telephone. All reports submitted through Carolina Ethics Line will be given careful attention by appropriate UNC-Chapel Hill offices and officials. Anyone filing a report via Carolina Ethics Line should retain the report key and password and return to the website within 10 working days to check for comments or follow-up questions.

Ethics and Policy Blog

Picture of Frat Court at UNC-Chapel Hill Movement Raises Questions About Ethics of Fraternities and Sororities on Campus

November 30, 2020

Despite the long history and popularity of Greek life both at UNC and across the country, many students are calling for the abolition of Greek life in its entirety due to exclusion, sexual assault, and community safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, giving rise to the “Abolish Greek Life” movement.

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Jen DeNeal
Carolina Announces the Staff Advisory Committee to the Chancellor

December 8, 2020

Jen DeNeal, Associate Director, has been appointed to the Staff Advisory Committee to the Chancellor, which will provide consistent opportunities for staff to be involved in the decision-making process by meeting, collaborating with, and advising the University’s leadership team.

Global Ethics Day 2020
Global Ethics Month 2020

October 5, 2020

In 2014, the Carnegie Council created Global Ethics Day as an opportunity to explore ethics in an increasingly globalized world. This year, Global Ethics Day is officially October 21, but the Office of Ethics and Policy will be celebrating all throughout the month of October!

Kim Strom
Practicing Ethically During COVID-19: Social Work Challenges and Responses

September 9, 2020

The research challenges readers to rethink the ethical complexities of working during a pandemic and how it is creating positive and negative consequences by using social workers’ perspectives.

Kim Strom
Ethical Challenges for Social Workers During COVID-19: A Global Perspective

July 30, 2020

Dr. Kim Strom, Director of the Office of Ethics and Policy, along with other researchers from the International Federation of Social Workers, recently published a report titled Ethical Challenges for Social Workers During COVID-19: A Global Perspective.


Feb 18

Policy Review Committee – February 2021

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mar 18

Policy Review Committee – March 2021

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Apr 15

Policy Review Committee – April 2021

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
May 13

Policy Review Committee – May 2021

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am