Office of Audit, Compliance & Privacy, Office of the President hosted inaugural Compliance Summit in recognition of national Compliance & Ethics Week

Published: November 15, 2022

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The Office of Audit, Compliance & Privacy in conjunction with the Office of the President, hosted the first Auburn University Compliance Summit on Nov. 9 at the Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. Over 150 compliance partners from across main campus, Auburn University at Montgomery, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Alabama Experiment Stations gathered for a luncheon featuring a keynote address by compliance and ethics expert Kristy Grant-Hart.

President Christopher B. Roberts and Auburn Board of Trustees Member Tim Vines also delivered messages of support for compliance work at Auburn. They recognized the important role that each person plays in the success of the university and thanked attendees for promoting a culture of trust, ethics and compliance.

The Summit celebrated Compliance & Ethics Week Nov. 6-12. Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week began in 2005 by the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics to shine a spotlight on the importance of compliance and ethics. The core principles of the week are awareness, recognition and reinforcement.

For more information about compliance at Auburn, visit or contact the Office of Audit, Compliance & Privacy at (334) 844-4389 or

Submitted by: Lindsey Elkins