Ethics & Compliance

At FGCU, we're committed to ethical conduct and compliance on all levels.

If you have questions or concerns about ethics or compliance, we're here to help. We provide training, monitoring and investigative activities to prevent, detect and resolve issues of non-compliance.

Report concerns anonymously through our Hotline



  • What is the FGCU Hotline?

  • Who can submit a concern to the Hotline?

  • When can I submit a concern to the Hotline?

  • What kinds of concerns should I report?

  • I’m not sure if what I observed is a violation of university policy or rises to the level of misconduct, but it doesn’t look right to me. What should I do?

  • Why did FGCU implement the Hotline?

  • Why can’t I just report observed violations to my supervisor or manager?

  • Do the FGCU Board of Trustees, President and Cabinet encourage reporting?

  • I am aware of misconduct on campus, but it does not affect me. Why should I report it?

  • I am concerned that the information I provide will ultimately reveal my identity. How can you assure me that will not happen?

  • Isn’t this system just an example of someone watching over me?

  • 如果我在提交报告后想起了有关事件的重要信息怎么办?如果学校还有问题要问我怎么办?

  • What if I want to be identified with my report?

  • Where do reports go? Who can access them?

  • What are my responsibilities in bringing forward a concern?

  • 如果我提交可信的不法行为证据,导致正式审查,审查将需要多长时间?

What if I just want some advice and assistance from the University. Do I have to use the EthicsPoint Hotline?

Fortunately, FGCU has in place some excellent resources for its faculty, staff, and students. In addition to the EthicsPoint Hotline system to bring forward good-faith concerns of wrongdoing, you can always discuss a matter with:

  • Your supervisor or manager;
  • Precious Gunter, Director of Equity, Ethics, and Compliance, and Title IX Coordinator, for harassment, discrimination and sexual misconduct allegations or for violations of University policy or regulation at (239) 745-4366;
  • Monique McKay, University Ombuds and Assistant to the President, for informal, impartial and non-adversarial alternatives concerning conflict management at (239) 590-1022;
  • Keenan Johns, Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance, for NCAA compliance concerns at (239) 590-7573;
  • James Casey, Interim Associate Vice President, Research Administration, for research misconduct concerns, at (239) 590-7021 or;
  • Chris Blakely, Assistant Vice President for Campus Life/Dean of Students, for academic integrity concerns, at (239) 590-7705
  • Bill Foster, Director of Internal Audit, for fraud, waste, and abuse allegations at (239) 590-1709;
  • Rhonda Holtzclaw, Director of Environmental Health and Safety, for environmental health and safety concerns at (239) 590-1037;

Ethics & Compliance Guiding Documents

For more information on ethics & compliance at FGCU, please visit our guiding documents.

External Resources

Ethics & Compliance at FGCU is guided by external standards from a state and federal level.