Faculty Personnel Policies
B14 Policy on Conflict of Interest
- All employees of the College are urged
to consult with their supervisors concerning any potential conflict
- All dealings with students, suppliers,
contractors, employees, and job-seekers must be free from prejudice
and personal considerations, and must be in the spirit of the College's
goals and purposes.
- No faculty member will do business
on behalf of the College with a close friend or relative unless authorized
by his/her superior to do so; nor shall any faculty members authorize
purchases or contracts from or with any persons or organizations with
which they have any personal agreement, contract, or understanding
that might tend to influence their decisions.
- No faculty member will
seek or accept, directly or indirectly, any payment, loan, service,
non-business travel, personal gifts, or excessive entertainment from
any persons or businesses doing or seeking to do business with the
- When a conflict or potential conflict
arises, the College reserves the right to request pertinent information
from the individual or individuals involved.
- The President of the College
has the authority and the responsibility to apply the foregoing policies;
to determine what action should be taken to correct violations of these
policies; and to initiate disciplinary action when necessary. Therefore,
the President should be informed of violations, or potential violations,
of this policy.
- College personnel who apply for grants from federal agencies must adhere to the Conflict of Interest Policy for such research.