Compliance & Ethics

Compliance & Ethics

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The mission of Davis & Elkins College is to prepare and inspire students for success and for thoughtful engagement in the world. To that end, the College is committed to maintaining a healthy and safe learning, living and working environment that promotes responsibility and ethical behavior by complying with College policy and local, state and federal laws. The Office of Compliance & Ethics has been established to support and nurture a healthy and safe campus community. Maintaining a compliant community is an on-going process that requires collaboration, shared decision making and open communication. The Office of Compliance & Ethics endeavors to:

  • improve the efficacy of campus activities and operations;
  • manage risk;
  • address issues from a system wide perspective;
  • coordinate training and professional development;
  • offer needed training and professional development;
  • review program areas responsible for significant compliance oversight; and
  • create and modify College and/or departmental policies and procedures as needed.

Compliance & Ethics Committee

The Compliance & Ethics Committee will meet quarterly at a minimum. The purpose of the Compliance & Ethics Committee is to empower directors to have strong oversight over areas with significant compliance responsibilities. Through collaboration and shared leadership, the Compliance & Ethics Committee will identify and assess compliance issues as well as create and implement solutions and action plans to address those issues. Members of the Compliance & Ethics Committee include:

  • Compliance Officer
  • Title IX Coordinator
  • ADA/Section 504 Coordinator
  • NCAA Compliance Coordinator
  • Director of Financial Aid
  • Registrar
  • Director of Public Safety
  • Director of Counseling & Wellness
  • Director of International Student Services
  • Director of Accounting
  • Director of Physical Plant
  • Director Institutional Advancement
  • Director of Admissions
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Faculty Representative
  • Institutional Research Representative

Office of Compliance & Ethics Services

  • Program Area Review
  • Policy Review and Revision
  • Policy Creation
  • Departmental Procedure review and development
  • Complaint Resolution
  • Systemic Solutions
  • Professional Development & Training

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D&E’s primary goal in our response to COVID-19 is the health of that community as we continue this institution’s mission of high standards of education, and to prepare and inspire students for success and thoughtful engagement in the world. Read more in our Guide for Returning to Campus.

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