Nov. 4-10 marks 14th annual National Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week

November 05, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — In honor of National Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week, Penn State’s Office of Ethics and Compliance recognizes the more than one hundred employees who work in compliance across the University, including those who serve on the Ethics and Compliance Council, the University Ethics Committee, and the Youth Programs Council.

Compliance training

All Penn State employees are reminded to complete the newly-released 2018-2019 Annual Compliance Training at A refresher on compliance training requirements and a full list of globally-required courses is available on the Office of Ethics and Compliance website.

Expert assistance available

Any department that would like to increase awareness of ethics or compliance topics within their unit can call on experts in the Office of Ethics and Compliance for assistance, any time of the year. From harassment and bullying in the workplace, to ethical decision-making and leadership, experts are available to tailor a presentation or facilitate staff discussion during a meeting. To request assistance, contact the office at 814-867-5088 or

New chief ethics and compliance officer

Kenya Mann Faulkner has been appointed as Penn State’s new chief ethics and compliance officer, beginning her new role on Dec. 3. Faulkner succeeds Regis Becker, who retired from the University in June 2018.

The first National Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week, developed by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and the Health Care Compliance Association, was held in 2005, making this year’s event the 14th annual celebration.

Last Updated November 12, 2018