(Approved by USM BOR on April 21, 2017; UMGC President on July 1, 2017; Updated on September 21, 2022)
Purpose and Applicability
This policy establishes expectations for the conduct of all University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) Nonexempt, Exempt and Overseas Staff employees on Regular and Contingent Status. Nonexempt Staff employees who are included in the representation of the collective bargaining unit are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and applicable UMGC HR Policies; where there is a conflict between the two, the MOU will prevail.
Conflicts of Interest
UMGC employees are subject to and shall comply with the State Ethics laws contained in the State Government Article in the Annotated Code of Maryland and other Maryland law addressing ethics and compliance, including but not limited to the following:
Consistent with State Personnel and Pensions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland:
The UMGC President has designated the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) to administer this policy; to develop procedures as necessary to implement this policy; to communicate this policy to the UMGC community; and to post the policy and any applicable procedures on the UMGC website.
Governor’s Executive Order 01.01.2007.01 Standards of Conduct for Executive Branch Employees