Monthly Archives: November 2013

Council Considers Conflict of Interest

In November the Faculty Council reviewed the conflict of interest policies outlined in the Emory Faculty Handbook, which is now under the authority of the Council. Brenda Seiton, Assistant Vice President for Research Administration, spoke on the work of the Conflict of Interest Office. Seiton said that most of the policies in the handbook are […]

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SGA Proposes Revision to Student Judicial Processes

Two Student Government Association leaders, President Raj Patel and James Crowe, an associate justice of the Constitutional Council, presented to the Faculty Council their proposal to realign student judicial processes. They explained that the honor councils in Emory College and other divisions hear cases of academic misconduct, and that those processes provide recommendations to academic […]

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Conflict of Commitment Policy Also Reviewed

Council past chair Gray Crouse led a discussion on the conflict of commitment policies as currently drawn in the Emory Faculty Handbook. These policies address teaching, research, and service beyond a faculty member’s school at Emory, as well as private consulting and use of university resources. “One of the issues is that as the policy […]

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