In keeping with the primacy of the search for truth in Jesuit education, Loyola Marymount University (LMU) is committed to maintaining a scholarly environment that promotes the highest ethical standards in the conduct of research and any creative activity. The University does not tolerate misconduct in any aspect of research or creative activity and will inquire into and, if necessary, investigate and resolve promptly and fairly all instances of alleged misconduct in accordance with academic due process and with respect for commonly accepted best practices within the scholarly community.