Ethics in Financial Aid. Ethics. A set of moral principles or values, a theory or system of moral values; the principles of conduct governing an individual or group. (Webster Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary)
A set of moral principles or values, a theory or system of moral values; the principles of conduct governing an individual or group.
(Webster Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary)
Standards of right and wrong that prescribe what humans ought to do, usually in terms of rights, obligations, benefits to society, fairness, or specific virtues.
Choosing between 2 rights:
An ethical dilemma is a situation that often involves an apparent conflict between moral imperatives, in which to obey one would result in transgressing another.
We do not receive wisdom. It is something we must discover for ourselves through a journey that no one can take for us nor spare us. It comes from perspectives on things.
We as educators serve a noble purpose: keeping America strong.
Institute for Higher Education Policy, 1998
We are under constant scrutiny,
serving many masters with different expectations and different moral imperatives.
The moral principles or values by which we are judged and by which we may negotiate our course are universal and unchanging.
Where do we turn for guidance?
“Work Ethic Guidelines” from Character Counts, LSU Ag Center Research and Extension, Louisiana 4-H
Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.
As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud and aggressive persons;
they are vexations to the spirit.
If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain or bitter, for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself.
Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans. Keep interested in your own career, however humble; it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.
Exercise caution in your business affairs, for the world is full of trickery. But let this not blind you to what virtue there is; many persons strive for high ideals, and everywhere life is full of heroism.