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Policy 302 - Professional Responsibilities

302. Professional Responsibilities


Santa Clara University aspires to be a community of scholars. Academic communities are characterized by members who treat each other as colleagues: their value recognized, their differences appreciated, their rights safeguarded, their responsibilities acknowledged and their opinions respected. Colleagues are supportive of one another’s efforts and committed to the mission and goals of the institution. They contribute to the enterprise by performing their work effectively, with courtesy and integrity, and by conducting themselves as responsible and cooperative members of the academic community. Colleagues recognize and respect that valid differences of opinions and interests will arise in any viable community. Yet they are pledged to address differences and resolve conflicts reasonably, rationally and constructively.


In addition to the satisfactory performance of specific responsibilities enumerated in their job descriptions, all staff are expected to observe the following principles in their daily work and interactions on behalf of the University.


Contact Human Resources if you have questions or if you would like more information about this policy.

Policy Approved: October 23, 1998

Last Updated: October 28, 1998

Last Reviewed: June 30 2022

Maintainer: Human Resources

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