The institution acts with integrity; its conduct is ethical and responsible.
2.A. The institution operates with integrity in its financial, academic, personnel and auxiliary functions; it establishes and follows fair and ethical policies and processes for its governing board, administration, faculty and staff.
|2.B. The institution presents itself clearly and completely to its students and to the public with regard to its programs, requirements, faculty and staff, costs to students, control and accreditation relationships.
|2.C. The governing board of the institution is sufficiently autonomous to make decisions in the best interest of the institution and to assure its integrity.|
|1. The governing board's deliberations reflect priorities to preserve and enhance the institution.|
|2.The governing board reviews and considers the reasonable and relevant interests of the institution's internal and external constituencies during its decision-making deliberations.|
|3. The governing board perserves its independence from undue influence on the part of donors, elected officials, ownership interests or other external parties when such influence would not be in the best interest of the institution.|
|2.D. The institution is committed to freedom of expression and the pursuit of truth in teaching and learning.|
|2.E. The institution ensures that faculty, students and staff acquire, discover and apply knowledge responsibly.|
|1. The institution provides effective oversight and support services to ensure the integrity of research and scholarly practice conducted by its faculty, staff and students.|
|2. Students are offered guidance in the ethical use of information resources.|
3. The institution has and enforces policies on academic honesty and integrity.
Earlham College • 801 National Road West • Richmond, Indiana 47374-4095