University Committee on Ethics & Commitment

  • The University Committee on Ethics and Commitment shall deal with questions of misconduct in research, scholarship, or creative endeavor; conflict of commitment; and facilities misuse; and receive reports from the Research Integrity Officer. In its deliberations it will use the current versions of the University policies on research integrity, professional commitment and proper facilities use.

    Membership Requirements

    The University Committee on Ethics and Commitment shall be composed of six members who are tenured or continuing members of the General Faculty elected by the Faculty Senate to serve staggered three-year terms, from nominations by the Nominating Committee or by other members of the General Faculty. The Research Integrity Officer serves as an ex officio non-voting member. The committee may, in consideration of individual cases or issues, expand itself by no more than three additional General Faculty members having expertise in the subject matter of the case(s) being investigated.