In April 1998, the Board of Regents implemented a compliance
program for UT System. The Action Plan to Enhance Institutional Compliance is the governing document
that serves as the blueprint for the U. T. System compliance
The UT System Administration Compliance Program is
directed by an Executive Compliance Committee and Compliance
Working Group. The Executive Compliance Committee
is composed of seven high-ranking UT System officials.
The Compliance Working Group is composed of 14 employees
who represent certain high-risk compliance areas within
System Administration. The roles of each committee
and membership responsibilties are described in the
The principal functions of the System Administration
Compliance Program are to perform a risk assessment
of System Administration's compliance issues, monitor
the implementation of System Administration's compliance
plan, communicate instances of noncompliance, follow-up
on compliance findings to ensure that appropriate corrective
action has been taken, and continuously assess the
effectiveness of compliance activities, including the
effectiveness of the program itself.
The Standards of Conduct Guide contains information,
references, and questions and answers regarding appropriate workplace
conduct to help ensure that our work is conducted in an ethical
and legal manner.
Compliance training is offered to System Administration
employees biennially. A compliance hotline, intended
to provide a mechanism for reporting compliance
violations, is operated 24 hours a day, 365 days
a year. The toll-free phone number is 1-877-217-2426.