Policy Escalation Guidance
The statement below may be considered for inclusion in university policies that may warrant escalation.
Policy Escalation:
Known incidents of non-compliance may be escalated.  Escalation determination shall include consideration of university policies and procedures, the level of severity, and the risk to the university and/or its constituents.  Escalation may result in notification of immediate supervisors up to and including university officials, committees, external entities and/or the board of trustees.  
Situations that might result in escalation:
  • Willful neglect
  • Intentional non-compliance
  • Repeat offenders
  • Inadvertent non-compliance creating high level risk

You may contact the University Integrity and Compliance Office at compliance@louisville.edu for questions about policy escalation.