The College of the Desert’s board of trustees underwent ethics training on Monday to ensure that they are aware of the laws and regulations that govern their work as public officials. The training covered a range of topics, including conflicts of interest, bribery, and government transparency laws.
The board’s ethics training included a highly relevant discussion on transparency, a sore spot for the college given recent controversies surrounding the college’s construction projects. The training aimed to remind the trustees of their obligation to be transparent and avoid conflicts of interest.
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