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Conflict of Commitment and Interest Policies & Regulations

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Policy Who does this policy apply to?
Policy on Outside Activities and Conflicts of Commitment and Interest 2024 COCI policy web page Covered Individuals: includes academic professionals, academic hourlies, hourly faculty, postdoctoral associates, and the faculty ranks for professor, associate professor, assistant professor (and all of the foregoing whose appointments contain such terms as “specialized”, "research", "adjunct", “visiting", “teaching”, "clinical", or “emeritus”), instructors, and lecturers. This definition includes retired individuals with active appointments, as well as individuals with 0% unpaid appointments consistent with those named above who have University Responsibilities involving University research or who have access to University laboratories or equipment for the purpose of research. Individuals with 0% unpaid appointments that have University Responsibilities involving only didactic teaching or non-research appointments may be exempted on a year-by-year basis by the Unit Executive Officer (“UEO”) from this Policy’s disclosure requirements.
2024 COCI policy PDF
Financial Conflicts of Interest in Research 2024 FCOIR policy web page Investigators – anyone, regardless of title or position, who is responsible for the design, conduct or reporting – on sponsored research awards. This includes principal investigators, co-principal investigators, senior/key personnel and could include graduate students, civil service staff, and consultants (not employed by the University of Illinois).
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Organizational Conflicts of Interest 2024 OCOI policy web page Key Organizational Leaders – administrators at the dean level and above
2024 OCOI policy PDF

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