UMichigan to Reorg Ethics, Compliance 


The University of Michigan plans to reorganize its ethics and compliance function as an office more independent from the legal department, after a string of misconduct scandals and the arrival of a new university president eager to chart a new course for the school’s 30,000 employees and 63,000 students. University president Santa Ono unveiled his…

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Trump Admin Targets Princeton for Diversity


The Trump Administration has opened an investigation into Princeton University and its anti-racism efforts — claiming that because Princeton officials say the university needs to do more to fight racism today, perhaps the school’s previous attestations about compliance with federal anti-discrimination law haven’t been accurate. So says a letter the Education Department sent to Princeton…

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Report Flags Higher Ed, Deemed-Export Issues

Government auditors released a report Tuesday flagging several weaknesses in “deemed export” compliance at colleges and universities, although the report also chided the Defense Department, FBI, and other security agencies for not doing enough to help higher education understand its deemed-export duties.  The Government Accountability Office released a review of the export compliance programs at…

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