Compliance & Ethics

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 Planning
  • 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