Kennesaw State to hold Ethics Awareness Week
University System of Georgia initiative runs Nov. 11-17
KENNESAW, Ga. (Oct 31, 2018) — Kennesaw State will host Ethics Awareness Week, Nov. 11-17. The theme, Celebrating our Ethical Culture, will bring awareness to the importance of an ethical culture and to recognize and promote the University’s shared core values of integrity, excellence, accountability and respect.
Ethics Awareness Week is part of the USG’s comprehensive Ethics and Compliance Program. This includes a system-level Ethics Policy and Code of Conduct, on-board ethics training, periodic ethics refresher training, compliance audits, special reviews and an Ethics and Compliance Reporting Hotline.
Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge, dean and the Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law at the University of Georgia School of Law, will be KSU’s featured speaker on Friday, Nov. 16. Other highlights for the week include:
Tuesday, Nov. 13
“Get your Ethics In-line and Stay Out of Trouble Online: A Discussion about Ethics and Integrity in your Online Work,” sponsored by the Student Conduct and Academic Integrity department. 3:30 - 4:45 p.m., Kennesaw Campus, Prillaman Auditorium (HS1000)
Wednesday, Nov. 14
“Conflicts of Interest Related to Faculty Startup Ventures,” sponsored by the Office of Legal Affairs. 9:30 -10:30 a.m., Clendenin Building, room 1009 (Kennesaw); 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., Joe Mack Wilson Student Center Ballroom (Marietta)
Thursday, Nov. 15
“Get your Ethics Inline and Stay Out of Trouble Online: A Discussion about Ethics and Integrity in your Online Work,” sponsored by the Student Conduct and Academic Integrity department. 2 - 3:15 p.m., Marietta Campus, Atrium Building, room 201 (J201)
Friday, Nov. 16
Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge, who has served as a judicial clerk at the U.S. Supreme Court for Justice Clarence Thomas and at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit for Chief Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III, will share his insights with Q&A to follow. 10:30 a.m. – Noon, Kennesaw Campus, Prillaman Auditorium.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.