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The University Ethics and Compliance Office will support administration of the System and its universities in fulfilling their missions in an environment based on ethical conduct and compliance with applicable laws, rules, and guidance. The University Ethics and Compliance Office is the designated liaison to receive and, as necessary, coordinate and/or refer the investigation of fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, misconduct, or other violations of applicable laws, rules or guidelines.

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The Office of the Secretary of State will begin the annual Statement of Economic Interests process with a mailing to the home addresses of required filers March 15, 2019.  To comply with the Illinois State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, the University Ethics and Compliance Office will also be emailing required filers with instructions to return all Statements of Economic Interests to our office for review and forwarding to the Office of the Secretary of State.  All Statements of Economic Interests must be filed with the Office of the Secretary of State by May 1, 2019 to avoid fines.  To learn more about the process and the criteria to file, please visit the Statement of Economic Interests section of our website.