20th Anniversary

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The Rutland Institute for Ethics has been a major partner in helping Clemson University achieve its mission by fostering young, ethical leaders on campus and beyond. Founded in 2001 by Robert Rutland, the Rutland Institute for Ethics strives to integrate ethics education and leadership into all Clemson University college curriculum. After years of dedicated work, we have reached Rutland’s 20th anniversary! In order to celebrate, we have set a goal to raise $100,000 to support ethics integration into Clemson’s community.

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Help us continue to further ethical education for Tigers as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary. Make your donation now to help us reach our goal of $100,000 and create leaders of tomorrow.
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Rutland is working to develop and provide programmatic opportunities in the area of ethics education for University members. Through this education, the Institute is striving to enhance Clemson University’s mission. Our vision is to partner with every academic college at Clemson and provide the tools and support for the expansion of ethics education and ethical leadership for every discipline.

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The purpose (and mission) of the Institute for Ethics is to encourage discussion on campus, in businesses and in the community about how ethical decision-making can be the basis of both personal and professional success. The vision of the institute is to partner with every academic college at Clemson to provide the tools and support for the expansion of ethics education and ethical leadership for every discipline.
1. Encourage integration of ethics education and ethical leadership within all Clemson University colleges, and provide support for those colleges as necessary to advance ethics in their disciplines.
2. Develop and provide programmatic opportunities in the area of ethics education for University members.
3. Develop and display examples of ethical leadership through the involvement of students, faculty, staff, alumni and corporate leaders in on-campus and community programs.
4. Adopt and disseminate at least one decision-making tool for students to utilize in the face of an ethical dilemma.
5. Enhance university goals through the use of ethics education in the curriculum.