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Honor System Reform Suite. Friday, April 12, 2013. History of this Reform Effort. Spring, 2010 : EPC/COSC Faculty Survey 2010-2011 : Joint EPC/COSC commission based on survey (faculty, staff) 2011-2012 : “ Boxill Commission” (faculty, staff, students)

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Friday april 12 2013

Honor System Reform Suite

Friday, April 12, 2013


History of this reform effort

History of this Reform Effort

  • Spring, 2010: EPC/COSC Faculty Survey

  • 2010-2011: Joint EPC/COSC commission based on survey (faculty, staff)

  • 2011-2012: “Boxill Commission” (faculty, staff, students)

  • Fall 2012: COSC “subcommittee” (faculty, staff, students)(including invited participants from multiple communities)

  • Spring 2013: COSC (faculty, staff, students)


Epc cosc survey findings 2010

EPC/COSC Survey Findings (2010)

  • 72% support for “student-led” system

  • 64% agree with sanctions handed down in their cases

  • ~70% or more don’t report to honor system

  • Negative comments outnumber positive more than 2-to-1


Boxill commission policy recommendations

Boxill Commission Policy Recommendations

  • Training, communication, faculty liaisons

  • Create a “culture of honor”

  • Reduce burden of proof

  • Reduce usual sanction for first-time offense

  • Allow systematic instructor/student resolution process

  • Include faculty and staff on honor panels


Cosc proposal implementation planned fall 2014

COSC ProposalImplementation planned Fall, 2014

  • Reduce burden of proof from “beyond a reasonable doubt” to “clear and convincing evidence”

  • Reduce first-offense usual sanction to F in the class, and academic probation, with future additional changes. Table of escalating sanctions to be included as an appendix

  • Implement instructor/student resolution process

  • Include faculty on honor panels for academic cases with “not-guilty” pleas


Cosc proposal future changes contemplated

COSC ProposalFuture changes contemplated

  • Assessment of changes

  • “X” transcript notation and removal process

  • Reforms of the sanctioning process

  • Logistics and training for faculty and student participation


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