Daniels Fund Program
in Professional Ethics Education

The Daniels Fund Program in Professional Ethics Education is dedicated to providing support for Mines faculty to integrate principle-based ethics into their curricula. Mines is the first STEM-focused university to receive Daniels Fund grants for ethics.

On August 5, 2016, seven Mines faculty were awarded the inaugural Daniels Fund Faculty Fellows award for their proposals on how to incorporate ethics into their courses.

The Faculty Fellows are expected to develop lessons, modules or projects that incorporate ethical considerations as a central focus. Upon completing their courses, the Faculty Fellows will assess the activity and develop strategies for adaptation, the goal being to create strategies that can be applied to a variety of courses.  The faculty will then share their results with the campus community.

 Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Principles

Integrity

Act with honesty in all situations

Trust

Build trust in all stakeholder relationships

Accountability

Accept responsibility for all decisions

Transparency

Maintain open and truthful communications

Fairness

Engage in fair competition and create equitable and just relationships

Respect

Honor the rights, freedoms, views and property of others

Rule of Law

Comply with the spirit and intent of laws and regulations

Viability

Create-long-term value for all relevant stakeholders

Faculty Fellows

APPLICATION CLOSED

We are now accepting applications for the second cohort (2018-2019) of Daniels Fund Faculty Fellows in Professional Ethics Education. See the call for applications. Submit your application here.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at danielsfund@mines.edu.

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