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office of compliance and ethics

office of compliance and ethics

Office of Compliance & Ethics
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Contact Information
Stacey Chados
Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd. S.
Edwards Hall, #319H
Fort Myers, FL 33965

239-590-1039
schados@fgcu.edu

 

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MISSION:

The mission of FGCU’s Compliance and Ethics Office is to assist FGCU with promoting an organizational culture that encourages ethical conduct and a commitment to compliance. 

SERVICES:

The Compliance and Ethics Office establishes standards of conduct behavior and conducts training, outreach, monitoring, and investigative activities to prevent, detect, and resolve issues of noncompliance.  The Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer is the administrator for FGCU’s Hotline and a resource for any compliance or ethics-related inquiry or concern that a university member may have.  

REPORTING A CONCERN:

FGCU’s Hotline is an anonymous reporting mechanism that facilitates reporting of alleged illegal, unethical, or improper conduct. The Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and is administered by an independent, third-party provider.  The Hotline provides a web-based reporting capability as well as a toll-free telephone-based service.  
 

To access FGCU’s Hotline via the web, click here 

To access FGCU’s Hotline via telephone, call (800) 300-1073 

The Hotline page on this website contains additional information about the FGCU Hotline

 

BENEFIT:

 With the implementation of an effective compliance and ethics program, FGCU will:

  • Recruit and retain top quality faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Foster a more satisfying and productive work environment
  • Build and sustain FGCU’s reputation within Southwest Florida
  • Encourage open discussion of ethical issues
  • Provide ethical guidance and resources for employees prior to making decisions
  • Align the work efforts of our employees with FGCU’s mission, vision, and guiding principles