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Earlham Self-Study: Chapter 5 - Criterion Two

Criterion Two. Integrity: Ethical and Responsible Conduct

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.


Principles and Practices

MAT Policies


Vendor Policies

Audit Committee Charge

Conflict of Interest Policy

Human Subjects Review Board

Human Subject Guideline Revisions

Guidelines (moodle)

Faculty Handbook

Staff Handbook

Wellfare Committee

Athletics Mission

Norman Video clip

Athlete and Community

Athletics website


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.


Student Life

About Earlham

Common Data Set

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.

Earlham By-laws

Fiscal Challenge Task Force

Proposed By-Laws

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.

Governance Manual

Student Government

Student Search and Interview Committee

Student Faculty Affairs

PAGS Program

Ford/Knight Research Guidelines

Principles and Practices

Diversity Aspirations Vision Statement

Diversity Progress Report 2011

Diverse Learning Environments Summary

Academic Integrity

Student Code of Conduct

Community Policies

Approach to Alcohol

2. Students are offered guidance in the ethical use of information resources.

Academic Integrity

Safety Training Course

3. The institution has and enforces policies on academic honesty and integrity.

Copyright Policy

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