To promote and support a culture at the University which cultivates compliance awareness into the daily activities of the University and encourages all members of the University community to conduct University business with the highest standards of honesty and integrity.
The University operates in an increasingly complex environment with numerous laws and regulations that govern our activities as an institution and many agencies monitoring our activities. The penalties for violating laws and regulations, even when they involve a good faith effort, are often severe. For this reason we all must be extremely vigilant in how we conduct ourselves and perform our jobs, and we must emphasize compliance with laws and regulations, personal accountability, and ethics in performing our duties at the University.
The Compliance Program’s principal functions include:
The Compliance Program’s goals are:
The Illinois State University community is responsible for maintaining the highest ethical standards and complying with applicable laws and regulations.
The following is a description of the roles and responsibilities for each member of the University community in building and developing the Compliance Program.
This group is comprised of representatives from the Office of the President, from each VP area, and faculty representative(s) that will meet periodically to:
A Compliance Partner is the University personnel assigned with the day-to-day responsibility for managing compliance activities for a particular compliance area as noted on the Compliance Matrix on the Compliance Program website. Compliance Partners will:
These offices will:
The University community and others that work on behalf of the University will: