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Penn State is committed to the highest standards of ethical behavior for all of its trustees, senior leadership, administrators, faculty, staff, students, and other members of the Penn State community.University Ethics Policies
Penn State Values
The Penn State Values should guide our actions and decisions as members of the Penn State community.
The 2022 Living our Values survey builds upon the Values and Culture surveys conducted in 2013 and 2017. The survey launches in November 2022 to all faculty, staff, graduate students and post-docs.
Facets of Ethical Decision-Making
- Gather the Facts
- Determine the Ethical Issue
- Consider Ethical Principles, Responsibilities and Penn State Values
- Identify Those Impacted
- Explore Possible Solutions
The Privacy Office is responsible for the ensuring compliance of University policies that protect the private information of students, faculty, and staff. The Privacy Office also ensures that said policies are consistent with federal and state laws and regulations.Penn State Data Security