The University is committed to the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct and strives to achieve an environment in which research, teaching and learning is accomplished with openness, honesty and respect.
The University Code of Conduct expresses our commitment to the ethical, professional and legal standards we use as the basis for our decisions and dealings inside and outside the University. Members of the University community are individually and collectively responsible for upholding this Code. To this end, members must be mindful of and comply with the University’s statutes and regulations, policies, standards and applicable laws that are in force from time to time.
The Code applies to the following persons:
(1) Members of the University's Board of Trustees
(2) All staff including faculty, adjunct and visiting faculty members, researchers and management support staff
(3) All students
(4) Individuals who are employed or engaged by the University, whether on a full-time, part-time or temporary basis, to act for or on behalf of the University
(5) Service providers such as vendors, contractors or any other parties performing services for the University
They are referred to in the Code as "members of the University community" or "community members."
Approving authority: NTU Board of Trustees
Issued: April 2014 *
Revised: September 2019
*with approval of the University Cabinet
Members of the University community must at all times conduct themselves with integrity so that their dealings with others inside or outside the University are fair, honest and considerate of the interest and reputation of the University as well as of others.