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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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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.

Interview with Quinton Johnson
Ethics and Policy Office Interview with Export Controls Officer Quinton Johnson

March 31, 2021

Office intern Emily Elkas interviews UNC’s Export Controls Officer Quinton Johnson. In the interview, Quinton addresses his role, how COVID has affected it, and campus policies regarding export controls.

Old Well
Policy Review Committee Recap – March 2021

March 30, 2021

The University Policy Review Committee (PRC) met virtually on March 18, 2021 and discussed several policy updates.

George Battle
Division of Institutional Integrity and Risk Management

February 26, 2021

Office intern Emily Elkas interviews Vice Chancellor for Institutional Integrity and Risk Management George Battle.


Thu 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
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