Mission Statement

The Division of Institutional Integrity supports UNC Charlotte, as North Carolina's urban research university, in its endeavors to achieve its academic mission and strategic plan while adhering to the University‚Äôs ethical, legal, and regulatory responsibilities. In providing that support, the Division of Institutional Integrity will:
  • Lead the University in fostering and maintaining a culture of ethical behavior and accountability;
  • Coordinate, advise, and support the activities of the University's administrative units in their legal, ethical, compliance, risk management, and audit responsibilities;
  • Provide the Board of Trustees with a comprehensive review of the University's legal, ethical, compliance, risk management, and audit activities;
  • Provide comprehensive, timely, collegial, and high-quality advice to equip the Board of Trustees, administrators, faculty, and staff to make decisions that are in the best interests of the University;
  • Facilitate creative and collaborative legal, compliance, and risk management solutions to further the University's goals and initiatives;  
  • Promote a culture of compliance, risk awareness, and risk management across the University;
  • Conduct independent and objective internal investigations in a coordinated and strategic manner;
  • Work with University personnel to identify, prevent, and correct any compliance deficiencies; and
  • Promote a safe and healthy campus environment through compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (Campus SaVE).

The Vice Chancellor for Institutional Integrity and General Counsel is James E. S. (Jesh) Humphrey IV.