Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.27
Liaison Jane Stewart
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

Washington and Lee University
IN-1: Academy-Industry Connections

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 0.50 Kimberly Hodge
Director of Sustainability Initiatives and Education
Student Affairs
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Does the institution require that all significant consulting contracts be reported to a standing committee charged with reviewing and managing individual and institutional conflicts of interest?:
Yes

The policy language that requires that all significant consulting contracts be reviewed for conflicts of interest:

University officials with contract authority must exercise that authority in a manner consistent with the University's Policy on Conflicts of Interest and Transactions with Interested Persons.
https://my.wlu.edu/general-counsel/code-of-policies/general-administration/contracts-administration

https://my.wlu.edu/general-counsel/code-of-policies/board-approved-policies/conflicts-of-interest-and-transactions-with-interested-persons-policy


Does the institution prohibit faculty, staff, students, postdoctoral fellows, medical residents, and other academic professionals from engaging in industry-led “ghostwriting” or “ghost authorship”?:
No

The policy language that prohibits industry-led “ghostwriting” or “ghost authorship”:
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Does the institution prohibit participation in sponsored research that restricts investigator access to the complete study data or that limits investigators’ ability to verify the accuracy and validity of final reported results?:
No

The policy language that prohibits sponsored research that restricts investigator access or verification:
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Does the institution ban confidential corporate research?:
No

The policy language that bans confidential corporate research:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s policies regarding industry-sponsored research is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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