Administrative Services

Ethics Training

Mr. Kwacala has been appointed by the President of Western Illinois University to serve as the University’s Ethics Officer and collaborate with the Office of the Executive Inspector General (OEIG) to investigate any alleged violations of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act by Western Illinois University employees.

All University employees have a duty to report violations of law, rules, regulations, or policies that they become aware of in the course of their work for the State of Illinois. This includes, but is not limited to conflicts of interest, prohibited political activity, inappropriate use of State time, resources, and property, receipt of gifts from prohibited sources, and "revolving door" employment restrictions.

Under State of Illinois law ODAA and the OEIG cannot accept anonymous complaints.

Any student, faculty, or staff member who believes they have witnessed a violation of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act should report the violation immediately to:

Matthew Kwacala
Ethics Officer/Legal Counsel
Phone: 309-837-5000