Fall 2017

Charges

Plea

Judgment

Sanctions

Lying
Responsible
Responsible (6-0)
Disciplinary Probation - One Semester (6-0), Letter of Apology to Professor (6-0), Recommended Counseling (6-0)
In emails to the Professor, the student misrepresented the timeline under which the student completed assignments for the class. The Panel found several mitigating factors that reduced the presumptive sanction of suspension to disciplinary probation. The student took proactive steps to remedying the wrong as well as several characer witnesses.
Cheating-Plagiarism
Responsible
Responsible (6-0)
Suspension - One Semester, Academic Integrity Seminar, Consultation with the Writing Resource Center, Letter of Apology to student, Letter of Apology to Professor, Recommended 0 on the Assignment
The student used a graduated student's previous paper to formulate the student's own. The panel took the testimony of the student, professor, and student whose paper was used here and found no reason to not accept the student's plea of responsible. The Panel issued sanctions according to the sanctioning matrix; the student appealed and the appeal merit panel found the student's ground for appeal to be without merit.
Cheating-Plagiarism
Responsible
Responsible (6-0)
Suspension - One Semester, Letter of Apology to Professor, Academic Integrity Seminar
The student plagiarized a significant portion of the student's final paper. The student admitted to doing so and the panel found no reason not to accept the plea of responsible. The panel found no reason to deviate from the presumptive sanction of suspension.
Stealing
Responsible
Responsible (6-0)
Probation - One Semester
Student found another student's ID and used to the money available to purchase Dominos. The student admitted to doing so and the Panel found no reason to not accept the plea of responsible. The panel found that for the amount in controversy and the student's steps to remedy the problem, it was proper to assign only disciplinary probabtion for one semester.
Lying
N/A
Not Responsible
Student was accused of lying with respect to a medical condition to an on-campus employer. Before formal disposition of the case, the Provost dismissed the charge for procedural irregularity (untimely resolution).
Cheating - Use of Unauthorized Materials; Lying
Responsible (Cheating); Not Responsible (lying)
Responsible (Cheating 6-0); Not Responsible (Lying 4-2)
Probation through Spring 2018 (6-0)
The student admitted to unauthorized use of a cell phone during the exam. Both the professor and material witness corroborated this account. Panel found no reason to find in the alternative. The student was believed to have lied during a conversation with the professor, but the panel failed to find beyond all reasonable doubt that the student intended to decieve the professor during their conversation.
Cheating
Responsible
Responsible (6-0)
Deferred Disciplinary Suspension - One Semester (6-0), Letter of Apology to Professor (6-0), Time Management Seminar (6-0), Recommended F on the Assignment (6-0) 
The student copied information to her midterm from another student's midterm. On consideration of the student's plea, the student's testimony, and the professor's testimony, the Panel found no reason to reject the student's responsible plea. The panel followed the sanctioning maxtrix and found no reason to depart from it.
Cheating
Responsible
Responsible (6-0)
Deferred Disciplinary Suspension - One Semester (6-0), Letter of Apology to Professor (6-0), Time Management Seminar (6-0), Recommended F on the Assignment (6-0), Recommended Credit Limit for Spring (6-0)
The student copied information to her midterm from another student's midterm. On consideration of the student's plea, the student's testimony, and the professor's testimony, the Panel found no reason to reject the student's responsible plea. The panel followed the sanctioning maxtrix and found no reason to depart from it. In assigning secondary sanctions, the Panel found it necessary to limit the student's courseload as it found the stressors involved in the incident stemming from a heavy courseload.
Stealing
Not Responsible
Not Responsible (6-0)
The student was accused of stealing a cookie from the Aromas in Swem Library. Panel considered the testimony of two members of the Dean of Student's Office, the Aromas manager, and the student. The Panel also considered a video recording that was without sound. The panel concluded it could not determine beyond all reasonable doubt that the student intended to take an additional cookie without paying for it.
Cheating - Plagiarism
Responsible
OER 
Disciplinary Probation - One Semester, Letter of Reflection to Professor
Student plagiarized more than half of the student's weekly journal entry. The student failed to cite to the text of the unoriginal material. The student was eligible to resolve the matter via OER to which the student agreed to a set of facts and to the sanctions.