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Academic Integrity Committee

The purpose of the Academic Integrity Committee is to review and adjudicate alleged violations of Thomas Edison State University’s Academic Code of Conduct.

Academic Integrity Committee Bylaws

  1. Purpose
    • This ad-hoc committee reviews and adjudicates alleged violations of the University's Academic Integrity Policy.
  2. Membership
    1. The Academic Integrity Committee will be chaired by the Assistant Director, Office of Academic Integrity.
    2. Membership will consist of one (1) mentor from each of the academic schools, two staff representatives from the academic schools, the Associate Provost, Center for Learning and Technology (CLT) or designee, one (1) advisor, and the Assistant Director, Office of Academic Integrity (ex-officio).
    3. Mentor members, and staff representatives, will be recommended by the Dean of their respective school to the Provost for appointment.  All members will be approved by the University Academic Council.
    4. General committee membership will be for a renewable two year term.
  3. Structure
    • The Academic Integrity Committee will meet on an ad-hoc basis. It will convene one formal meeting each academic year.
    • The chair will report all activities to the University Academic Council at each University Academic Council meeting.
  4. Duties and Responsibilities
    1. Hear serious and repeated intentional violations of the Academic Code of Conduct policy.
    2. The Academic Integrity Committee will hear appeals of academic decisions made by academic Deans.
    3. Communicate in writing through the University Office of Academic Integrity any imposed penalties to both the student and mentor.
    4. Periodically review the Academic Code of Conduct.

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