Topics of Concern

ACADEMIC FRAUD:

Any unethical or dishonest activity related to academic work (not including Scientific Misconduct) including but not limited to the misrepresentation of credentials, misconduct in academic reporting or other academic violations, and violations of University policies and procedures.

 

ACCOUNTING/AUDIT IRREGULARITIES:

Any accounting or internal control issues or irregularities, fraud, theft, falsification of University records, waste and abuse of University resources, violations of the code of conduct or University policies and procedures, wage and hour violations, or other financial issues and/or acts that relate to the misstatement and or destruction of accounting or financial documents.

 

ATHLETIC ELIGIBILITY VIOLATION:

Any activities including but not limited to academic fraud, scholarship violation, financial aid violation, recruiting violation, gambling or the illegal influence of an outcome of a sporting event, use of a sports agent, loss of amateur status or substance abuse that would cause an individual or team to be in violation of National College Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations.

 

COMPUTER MISUSE/SECURITY:

Any activities including but not limited to hacking, password sharing, unauthorized access to systems or networks, child pornography, software copyright violations

 

EMPLOYEE RELATIONS:

Any act or omission, which is perceived to be detrimental to the physical or mental well being of an employee including but not limited to employee confidentiality, sexual harassment, and workplace concerns.

 

FRAUD:

Deliberate attempts to deceive the University or its affiliates in order to receive personal gain.

 

GRANT MISCONDUCT:

Questionable or illegal expenditure or cost transfers to grants, contracts, or other agreements.

 

SCIENTIFIC MISCONDUCT:

Activities including but not limited to the fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, or other practices that seriously deviate from those that are commonly accepted within the scientific community for proposing, conducting or reporting research.