There are various policies surrounding conflicts of interest and conflicts of commitment. Learn more.
Why it matters
- Prevent individual or institutional conflicts of commitment in your assigned duties for the university;
- Disclose potential conflicts of interest and adhere to any requirements created to manage or eliminate any conflicts of interest;
- Ensure personal relationships do not interfere with objective judgment in decisions affecting university employment or the academic progress of a community member or a student; and
- Ensure your assigned duties for the university receive your full effort, attention, and commitment.
Indiana University is an institution of public trust. IU community members have an obligation to be objective and impartial in making decisions on behalf of the university.Principles of Ethical Conduct, Standard of Conduct § 8