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  • Last Updated: 06/26/2013
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Policy Statement

Refer to the Policy Contacts and Policy Responsibilities sections.

Responsibilities

Responsible University Senior Administrator:  Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Policy Owner: hrweb@uga.edu

Policy Contact: Sige Burden

Phone Number: 706-542-9231

Related Information

Board of Regents Conflict of Interest policy: http://www.usg.edu/hr/manual/conflict_of_interest

Conflict of Interest
Effective Date:
Last Updated: 06/25/2013
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  • Last Updated: 06/25/2013
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Policy Statement

Conflict  of Interest: An employee of the University shall not engage in any occupation, pursuit, or endeavor which will interfere with the regular and punctual discharge of official duties. Employees of the University should avoid actual or apparent conflict of interest between their college or university obligations and their outside activities.

For all activities, except single-occasion activities, the employee shall report in writing through official channels the proposed arrangements and secure the approval of the president, or designate, prior to engaging in the activities. Such activities include consulting, teaching, speaking, and participating in business or service enterprises.

Responsibilities

Responsible University Senior Administrator:  Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Policy Owner: hrweb@uga.edu

Policy Contact: Sige Burden

Phone Number: 706-542-9231

Political Activities
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Last Updated: 06/25/2013
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  • Last Updated: 06/25/2013
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Policy Statement

Political Activities: As responsible and interested citizens in a democratic society employees of the University System are encouraged to fulfill their civic obligations and otherwise engage in the normal political processes of society. Nevertheless it is inappropriate for System personnel to manage or enter political campaigns while on duty to perform services for the System or to hold elective political office at the state or federal level while employed by the System. Therefore, the following policies governing political activities are hereby adopted:

  • Employees may not manage or take an active part in a political campaign which interferes with the performance of duties or services for which he or she receives compensation from the System.
  • Employees may not hold elective political office at the state or federal level.
  • A candidate for or holder of an elective political office at the state or federal level may not be employed or hold a faculty, staff, or other position at an institution of the System, with or without compensation.
  • Employees seeking elective political office at the state or federal level must first request a leave of absence without pay beginning prior to qualification as a candidate in a primary or general election and ending after the general or final election. If elected to state or federal office such person must resign prior to assuming office.

Employees may seek and hold elective office at other than the state or federal level, or appointive office, when such candidacy for or holding of the office does not conflict or interfere with the employee's duties and responsibilities to the institution or the System.

Responsibilities

Responsible University Senior Administrator:  Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Policy Owner: hrweb@uga.edu

Policy Contact: Sige Burden

Phone Number: 706-542-9231