Conflict of Interest

University employees shall faithfully discharge their duties and shall refrain from knowingly engaging in any outside matters of financial interest incompatible with the impartial, objective and effective performance of their duties. Employees shall not realize personal gain in any form, which would influence improperly the conduct of their university duties. Employees shall not knowingly use university property, funds, position or power for personal or political gain. Employees shall inform their supervisor in writing of reasonably foreseen potential conflicts.

Conduct by an employee that violates the university's policies, regulations or rules pertaining to conflict of interest may lead to disciplinary action. (HR 507)

Reviewed 2011-06-22.