Academic Discipline Committee

Annual Report, 2009-2010

Most instances of academic dishonesty occurring this year were settled without any action by our committee; the student admitted responsibility and accepted the penalty. Dean Linda Bartlett provides a brief summary of these cases to me. When students dispute the charges, the penalty, or both, a hearing is conducted by the ADC. To date, we have ruled on two such cases.

Committee members this year are John Garihan, Vince Hausmann, Tamara Matthews, Libby Young, Charles Brewer, Roger Sneed, Dake Wang, and students Jordan Mangum, Will Walker, Peter Peckarsky, and Katy Bell. I thank them all for their diligent and cheerful participation.

David Roe
Chair, ADC

 

Academic Integrity Information, 2008-09

Total number of academic integrity violations resolved between faculty member and student in Fall 2008:
16
Total number of students involved:
18
Violations:
14 plagiarism (predominantly from the Internet)
1 collaboration on an assignment (2 students involved)
1 cheating on a take-home exam (2 students involved)
Outcomes:
All incidents resolved in this way were referred by the Associate Academic Dean to the ADC for review. 
One student voluntarily left Furman after being caught for a second violation.
Total number of academic integrity violations resolved between faculty member and student in Spring 2009:
1
Total number of students involved:
1
Violation:
Internet plagiarism
Outcome:
Reported to the ADC for review


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