Conflicts of Interest and Conflicts of Committment

University of Michigan Tutorial On Conflicts of Interest and Conflicts of Commitment (COI/COC)

Welcome to the University of Michigan tutorial for potential conflicts of interest and conflicts of commitment. This tutorial was written primarily for University faculty.  A separate tutorial for University staff members is available at

Faculty members covered under the collective bargaining agreement with the Lecturers Employee Organization (LEO) may also wish to talk with a union representative about any questions or concerns that arise related to this topic.

But first, why does this topic matter?

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