College and Professions

Higher education and professional schools present important opportunities for fostering ethical development. The Collaboration for Ethical Education attempts to enhance the ongoing work of faculty, students, and community partners through an increased understanding of means to foster ethical growth and expertise across disciplines and professions. CEE provides research-based tools and forums for professionals, faculty and students to cultivate ethical character and citizenship in their work. CEE offers a framework for teaching ethics that can be used to foster general ethics as well as specific profession-specific ethical skills.

CEE provides:

  • Consultation with faculty and professionals to facilitate the integration of ethics in the workplace and curriculum
  • Shared expertise on adult ethical development and pedagogical best practices for moral character cultivation.
  • Speakers and events to foster awareness of ethics and related concerns across professions and disciplines
  • Tools to measure ethical climate and development at the higher education and professional levels