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Office of Integrity & Compliance

The Office of Integrity & Compliance (OIC) strengthens the culture of the University through a commitment to the highest integrity & compliance standards. We provide regulatory compliance guidance and support to advance education, research, and service missions across all University of Kansas campuses.

About OIC

What We Do

The Office of Integrity & Compliance seeks to advance and integrate compliance standards across the University to achieve excellent outcomes and further commitment to the University’s Core Institutional Values by:

  • Establishing and maintaining an effective compliance program consistent with the U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines;
  • Enhancing current governance/oversight; organizational structures; program activities and supporting processes; communication; and systems/technology to improve coordination and alignment of compliance and risk management activities;
  • Fostering a culture of integrity through incorporation of the Code of Ethical Conduct into decision making processes;
  • Leveraging best practices across the University to address potential gaps or opportunities in other areas;
  • Increasing risk awareness and accountability across the University that facilitates ownership of compliance risks throughout the University’s broad and complex environments;
  • Working with risk owners to identify strengths as catalysts for assessing efforts to attain excellence in compliance areas and recognize opportunities to refine ownership and responsibility; and
  • Promoting an expectation of real-time communication between risk owners and Compliance to coordinate prompt and thorough response to incidents and engage in after-action reviews.