As a matter of fundamental principle The University of Alabama Women and Gender Resource Center (“the center”) Code of Ethics must be integral to our behavior, used to uphold rigorous standards of conduct, and develop responsiveness to public concerns. A code of ethics is, by necessity, general in outlining broad ethical principles; it is not a detailed set of recommended practices on specific issues.
This code of ethics is informed and guided by:
This code of ethics is provided to center employees and volunteers as part of the center orientation and provided for periodic review and revisions as needed. The code is published on the center website for public dissemination and review. The center maintains the expectation that center personnel confront and hold accountable other personnel who exhibit unethical behavior. Any member who believes the center or any of its members has failed to follow the provisions herein may address their concerns to The Women and Gender Resource Center Director, Box 870361, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487, or (205) 348-5040.
*This code of ethics has been informed by/modeled after: The Code of Ethics for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Organizations, The National Women’s Studies Association Code of Ethics (2006), and the Council for the Advancement of Standards (CAS) guidelines for Women and Gender Programs and Services (2015). This Statement and Code of Ethics works in conjunction with the University of Alabama Code of Ethics. To the extent a conflict exists, the University of Alabama Code of Ethics will control over this Statement and Code of Ethics.