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Title

Building a Culture of Ethics in Higher Education

Presentation Type

Plenary Session

Abstract

Supporting social responsibility requires cultivating and supporting a broader “culture of ethics”1 in institutions of Higher Education. Panelists will address the question of why ethics is needed in our academic environment, especially if we are to encourage social responsibility. Panelists represent diverse fields of study and institutional affiliation. Each will respond to the above question, and the panel will conclude with time for discussion.

1 James F. Keenan, SJ, University Ethics: How Colleges Can Build and Benefit from a Culture of Ethics (Lanham, MD: Roman & Littlefield, 2015).

Start Date

22-9-2017 3:00 PM

End Date

22-9-2017 4:00 PM

Event Host

Center for Academic Ethics, University of Northern Iowa

Department

Department of Philosophy and World Religions

Comments

Location: Maucker Union Ballroom

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Sep 22nd, 3:00 PM Sep 22nd, 4:00 PM

Building a Culture of Ethics in Higher Education

Supporting social responsibility requires cultivating and supporting a broader “culture of ethics”1 in institutions of Higher Education. Panelists will address the question of why ethics is needed in our academic environment, especially if we are to encourage social responsibility. Panelists represent diverse fields of study and institutional affiliation. Each will respond to the above question, and the panel will conclude with time for discussion.

1 James F. Keenan, SJ, University Ethics: How Colleges Can Build and Benefit from a Culture of Ethics (Lanham, MD: Roman & Littlefield, 2015).