Agenda Item FA 07-37

Submitted by the Academic Standards Committee

Academic Integrity Code and Academic Misconduct Policies

10/04/07: Passed

10/16/07: Approved

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY CODE AND ACADEMIC MISCONDUCT POLICIES
     
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   Appealing Academic Misconduct Decisions 
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  Students may appeal grades, and/or grade-related penalties assigned for academic misconduct due
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  to violations of the Academic Integrity Code.
       
       
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(11)
The University Academic Appeals Committee's recommendation will be based on a majority vote by
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  the Committee's voting members. The Committee's Chairperson will send the Committee's
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  recommendation to the Academic Vice President .  with copies to all parties involved within ten (10)  
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calendar days following the hearing.
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(12)
 The decision of the Academic Vice President or designee will be forwarded to all involved
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parties in writing within twenty (20) calendar days of the hearing.
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(13)
Within five (5) calendar days after the Academic Vice President's decision is sent to the involved
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  parties, any of the parties involved may deliver a written appeal to the University President. The
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  President will provide a response within ten (10) calendar days to all involved parties. The
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decision of the President shall be final. No further appeals are allowed.
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(14)
The record of the University Academic Appeals Committee hearing during which the student has been
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  found to have violated the Academic Integrity Code will be held in the discipline files in the Office of the
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Services referring to the disciplinary record in Academic Affairs.