We have a policy on Gifts, Gratuities and
Recognition<http://www.purdue.edu/policies/ethics/iiib5.html> that addresses
both the receipt of gifts by university personnel as well as the giving of
gifts by the university to others. The policy links to supplemental operating
procedures that provide more details.
Coordinator, University Policy Office
[mailto:bounce-121708165-56848...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Erica Heffner
Sent: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 8:24 AM
To: Association of College and University Policy Administrators
Subject: [acupa-l] Gifts and Gratuities policies
I have a question regarding how your policies address potential gifts,
gratuities or favors that could cause a conflict of interest, for example
employees responsible for procurement contracts or similar situations. Do you
include such provisions as part of your conflict of interest policy, in your
code of conduct, or do you have a stand-alone policy/procedure? As part of a
rewrite to our code of conduct, some of this content has been orphaned and
we’re trying to find the best approach to communicate these restrictions.
Any examples would also be appreciated!
Erica Heffner, MEd, CCEP
Asst. Director Compliance Services
University of Vermont
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