Code of Professional Ethics

The purpose of this document is to provide a set of principles to guide higher education human resources professionals as they perform roles within their institutions and as members, volunteers and leaders of CUPA-HR.

As members of CUPA-HR, we will:

  • Honor our commitments
  • Act with integrity and accept responsibility for what we say and what we do
  • Maintain confidences
  • Make thoughtful, informed and impartial decisions
  • Model inclusiveness and treat others with dignity and respect
  • Abstain from actions or decisions that could result in a conflict of interest or damage our credibility
  • Stand ready to make difficult decisions for the good of our organizations and our profession