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University of Calgary Calendar 2019-2020 Academic Regulations K. Statement on Principles of Conduct K.2 Statement
K.2 Statement

1. The University of Calgary community has undertaken to be guided by the following statements of purpose and values to:

  • promote free inquiry and debate
  • act as a community of scholars
  • lead and inspire societal development
  • respect, appreciate, and encourage diversity
  • display care and concern for community

2. The University seeks to create and maintain a positive and productive learning and working environment as outlined in the University Code Conduct Policy (, which highlights an environment in which there is:

  • respect for the dignity of all
  • fair treatment of individuals
  • respect for academic freedom
  • respect for University Resources and the property of individuals

3. Those persons appointed by the University to positions of leadership and authority have particular responsibility, not only for their own conduct, but also for ensuring, to the extent of their authority and ability that:

  • a positive and productive learning and working environment is created and maintained
  • conflicts and concerns are addressed in a positive, timely, reasonable, and effective manner
  • persons within their jurisdiction are informed of their rights and responsibilities with respect to conduct