University of the Pacific is dedicated and committed to maintaining compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and University policies regarding its academic, clinical and administrative operations. This commitment and dedication are essential to the University meeting its stated values.
The University is also committed to maintaining an environment of fairness and equal treatment. This policy outlines the fair, efficient and equitable solutions for problems arising when employees do not adhere to required compliance policies. Compliance violations include, but are not limited to: violations of state or federal law or regulations; forming or operating any academic program in violation of regional or specialized accreditation standards; fraud in the operations of government programs; misappropriation of federal, state, or university resources; acts that endanger the health or safety of the public or employees; mismanagement of programs, funds and/or abuses of authority.
This policy applies to all employees whose conduct results in a compliance violation(s) which leads to a decision to impose discipline. This policy does not apply to university disciplinary processes which are not related to compliance or which are addressed by another university policy or contract (e.g. job performance, faculty handbook, collective bargaining agreements).
Contact Information University Compliance Officer 209.932.7597
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