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Higher Education Conflict of Interest Guidelines

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Higher Education Conflict of Interest Guidelines

December 30, 1899

​Guidance to trustees, presidents, administrators and faculty on institutional policies and practices to identify and address conflicts of interest, both for individuals and institutions. The guidance is offered with sensitivity to the policies and practices already in place to ensure ethical conduct among the nation’s higher education institutions.

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