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To reduce the spread of COVID-19, University Compliance Services is currently operating remotely.
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University Compliance Services Team

Jeff Graves, JD, Chief Compliance Officer
Adriana Alicea-Rodriguez, AVP and Title IX Coordinator
Becky Abbott, Editor
Ross Brennan, Investigator
Betty Brooks, Deputy Compliance Officer and Policy Program Manager
Kien Crider, Administrative Associate
Veronica Cruz, Investigator
John Dalton, AVP for Investigation and Adjudication
Jaime Davis, Deputy Compliance Officer and Training Program Manager
Galen Eagle Bull, Deputy Director for Investigation and Adjudication
Jason Garcia, Deputy Compliance Officer
Jasmine Gonzalez, Senior Administrative Associate
Matthew Gutierrez, Intake Analyst
Erin Kay, Intake and Assessment Coordinator
Dean Kruse, Director for Student Investigations
Rebecca Knape, Senior Administrative Associate
Robert Leary, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Support and Resources
Mona Maali, Intake Analyst
Gretchen Philipp, Intake Coordinator
Kathrine Rallojay, Investigator
JB Scurlock, Campus Safety Compliance Manager
Brelynn Thomas, MSSW, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Education and Prevention
April Tobias, Investigator

Compliance and Ethics Program

The purpose of the University of Texas at Austin Compliance and Ethics Program (CEP) is to promote and support a working environment which reflects the University’s commitment to maintaining the highest level of integrity and ethical standards in the conduct of its operations. Towards this end, the CEP will include programs and practices designed to nurture and preserve the University’s culture of respect and honesty while building compliance and ethics consciousness into the daily activities of its faculty and staff.


If you are concerned with the immediate safety of yourself or others, please dial 911.

Compliance and Ethics:

Behavior Concerns Advice Line (BCAL): (512) 232-5050
Environmental Health & Safety: (512) 471-3511
Fraud Hotline: (512) 471-7117
University Police (UTPD): (512) 471-4441
State Auditor’s Hotline: 1-800-TX-AUDIT (1-800-892-8348)

References and Resources

The following list may be useful resources and references as you navigate your way through compliance and ethics issues in the workplace.

University of Texas at Austin

Internal Audits
Athletics Compliance Services and Risk Management
Vice President for Legal Affairs (General Counsel)

University of Texas System

The University of Texas System-wide Compliance Program
The University of Texas System Policy Library
The University of Texas System Ethics

Professional Organizations

National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)
National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)
Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE)
National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)
Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA)


Ethics and Conflicts of Interest (financial)
Financial Conflict of Interest (research)
Individual Conflicts of Interest
Handbook of Operating Procedures (HOP)
Notice of Non-discrimination on the Basis of Sex/Gender
Regents’ Rules and Regulations
Code of Conduct / Compliance and Ethics Guide
Rule 20401: Audit and Compliance Programs