Hudson Taylor University shall always strive to glorify and love God in all its endeavors. In furtherance of our stated Mission and Institutional Goals, the Board of Directors of Hudson Taylor University has resolved to adopt the following Ethical Standards which shall be applicable and adhered to by all member of the University including all full and part-time employees, faculty, ofﬁcers, administrators and the Board of Directors.
Standard 1. Honesty
Hudson Taylor University recognizes that God is the ultimate judge of our intentions and actions. Worldly reputation and temporal recognition are mere derivatives of our earnest prayer to be judged by God with mercy and love. Therefore, as members of the University, we shall always be honest in our intentions and actions toward ourselves, students, and all those with whom we communicate. All records and data shall be created and maintained honestly and with the highest level of integrity and competence by the University.
Standard 2. Mercy
Hudson Taylor University recognizes that we are all sinners whose lives are redeemed solely by God’s mercy and Christ’s blood. Members of the University shall always look toward themselves and those around them with merciful demeanor and be spiritually prepared to forgive others as God has forgiven them.
Standard 3. Financial Responsibility and Transparency
Hudson Taylor University recognizes that all material and ﬁnancial resources are given to us by God’s Providence and Grace. Therefore, every member of the University shall always be transparent in handling matters of ﬁnance and in the use of University resources.
Standard 4. Avoidance of Conﬂict of Interest
Hudson Taylor University recognizes that our entire endeavor should lead solely to further building of His Kingdom on Earth. Personal proﬁt and individual gain must be avoided in all affairs of the University. All potential conﬂicts of interest and all issues that may violate this Standard must be fully disclosed to the Board of Directors. The Board must apply the strictest interpretation of the applicable State and Federal law in deciding matters involving conﬂict of interest.
Standard 5. Compliance with the Law
Hudson Taylor University recognizes that adherence to the above Standards should lead to full compliance with all Federal, State and local laws regarding the governance, operation and ﬁnancial ﬁling requirements promulgated by the government. Nonetheless, the University shall strive to continually update its knowledge of the law and maintain the highest level of compliance with the law.
Standard 6. Violation of Ethical Standards
Hudson Taylor University recognizes that we must be ever vigilant regarding violations of the Ethical Standards set above. All violations must be reported to the ofﬁce of the President initially as a conﬁdential communication and then reviewed and investigated by the Board. All ﬁnal adjudication on the violation shall be made by the Board of Directors.