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Compliance and Ethics Culture Survey Results

Every two years University Compliance, Ethics, and Risk conducts a Compliance and Ethics Culture Survey to gauge the overall ethical culture at UCF. The office benchmarks the results against prior years’ results and uses the results to identify opportunities for improvements to the program including additional training and awareness.

With the UCF office of Operational Excellence and Assessment Support, the office conducted its fourth Compliance and Ethics Culture Survey in 2022. All UCF employees were invited through a series of emails to participate via a link to the online survey March 1, 2022 through April 6, 2022. The 2022 survey was available in English and Spanish and of the 12,268 employees invited, 2,171 employees (17.7%) responded. Read the results here.

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2021 UCF IntegrityLine Report

During the 2021 calendar year, the UCF IntegrityLine received a total of 346 reports. Of these reports 344 contained allegations of suspected misconduct or ethical concerns and two reports were inquiries. This article features a summary of the 2021 UCF IntegrityLine annual report.

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Celebrate Compliance and Ethics Week

Compliance and Ethics Week is celebrated nationally the first full week of November each year and this year, the celebration occurs November 7-11, 2022. Read this article to learn more about the activities planned for the week and how to earn entries into this year’s prize drawing.

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Case Corner

In this edition’s Case Corner, we highlight several reports containing allegations of non-compliance that were investigated and substantiated, and where the university took appropriate action. One substantiated case involves retaliation and the actions that the university took in response.

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A message fromRhonda L. Bishop

Starting today, November 7, we begin our annual celebration of Compliance and Ethics Week. Also within this edition of the IntegrityStar are articles on the Compliance and Ethics Culture Survey results and the 2021 UCF IntegrityLine Report.

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In the Spotlight Audit Unlocked

by Tina Maier, CPA, CFE, CIG, Associate Director University Audit

All new employees are required to take Fraud Awareness Training, along with other training on important compliance topics such as the Code of Conduct, Information Security, and FERPA. This edition provides instructions on how to enroll in and complete Fraud Awareness Training.

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Recognition Recognition

In this Recognition section, we’d like to acknowledge an employee on the kNEXT Team for her outstanding support of the university’s compliance and ethics training program.

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New Policies New Policies

Read about the new or updated UCF policies and regulations that were recently approved.

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In each IntegrityStar edition, we highlight some frequently asked questions. In this edition, we provide feedback that we received in the comments section of the 2022 Compliance and Ethics Culture Survey (yes, we read every single one) with the university’s response.

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