Violations of this policy may include but are not limited to concealing a conflict-of-interest relationship or willful failure or refusal to cooperate with an approved management plan. Violations of this policy are deemed a serious violation of policies governing employment and may subject the employee to disciplinary action.
Any proposed disciplinary actions resulting from violations of this policy:
- by persons holding faculty appointments will be governed by III-29 Faculty Dispute Procedures and the portion of the procedures dealing with faculty ethics (III-15);
- by staff members will be governed by applicable Regent Merit System Rules and University policies, including III-16 Ethics and Responsibility Statement for University Staff, and the applicable grievance procedures, including III-28 Conflict Management Resources for University Staff.
(See also II-18 Conflicts of Commitment and Interest.)