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Ethics Statement

Resolution No. 13937: College Wide Institutional Code of Ethics Statement

WHEREAS, the Imperial Community College District needs a College Wide Institutional Code of Ethics Statement that embraces all employees of Imperial Valley College; and

WHEREAS, the Board approved the Academic Senate Code of Ethics Statement on March 21, 2007 (Resolution 13779), and College Council used that statement to create this college wide statement;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board approves the recommendation of the College Council with the consent of the Interim Superintendent/President to approve the College Wide Institutional Code of Ethics Statement below:

All employees of Imperial Valley College embrace a code of conduct in which we recognize the value and dignity of each individual within the framework of the campus community. We strive to:

  • Respect the opinions, values, and traditions of others
  • Be responsible for our own behavior
  • Be honest, open, and trustworthy
  • Be fair and equitable in our treatment of others
  • Promote democratic principles, good citizenship, and the standards of academic freedom
  • Perform our duties and responsibilities with integrity and professionalism
  • As appropriate, use effective teaching practices and teach our students with rigor and compassion
  • As appropriate, maintain confidentiality, objectivity, and impartiality in all evaluative activities involving students and colleagues

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