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Spring/Summer 2012 Honor Case Results

 

 

Charge(s)

Plea(s)

Verdict

Sanction(s)

Summary

Notes

*1

Cheating (plagiarism)

Guilty

Guilty

Probation for one year; recommended grade of "0" on assignment; Writing Center consultation

Student plagiarized a research paper

 

*2

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

 

Not charged

 

Student was accused of accessing an answer key to a homework assignment

 

*3

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

Guilty

Guilty

Probation for one semester; Essay on the honor code and required attendance at a two hour training session on the Code

Posted manual online to the user QQ group. Found document on the internet.

 

*4

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

Guilty

Guilty

Probation for one semester; Essay on the honor code and required attendance at a two hour training session on the Code

Student was made aware of answer key available online to a take home assignment on which no outside sources could be used; student consulted the online source

 

*5

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

 

Not Charged

 

Student was accused of accessing an answer key to a homework assignment

 

*6

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

Guilty

Guilty

Probation for one semester; Essay on the honor code and required attendance at a two hour training session on the Code

Student was accused of accessing an answer key to a homework assignment

 

*7

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

 

Not Charged

 

Student was accused of accessing an answer key to a homework assignment

 

*8

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

Guilty

Guilty

Warning; Essay on the honor code and required attendance at a two hour training session on the Code

Student was made aware of answer key available online to a take home assignment on which no outside sources could be used; student consulted the online source

 

*9

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

Not Guilty

Not Guilty

 

Student was accused of accessing an answer key to a homework assignment

 

*10

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

Guilty

Guilty

Warning; Essay on the honor code and required attendance at a two hour training session on the Code

Student was made aware of answer key available online to a take home assignment on which no outside sources could be used; student consulted the online source

 

*11

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

Guilty

Guilty

Warning; Essay on the honor code and required attendance at a two hour training session on the Code

Student was made aware of answer key available online to a take home assignment on which no outside sources could be used; student consulted the online source

 

*12

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

Not Guilty

Not Guilty

 

Student was accused of accessing an answer key to a homework assignment

 

*13

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

 

Not charged

 

Student was accused of accessing an answer key to a homework assignment

 

*14

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

Guilty

Guilty

Probation for one semester; Essay on the honor code and required attendance at a two hour training session on the Code

Student was made aware of answer key available online to a take home assignment on which no outside sources could be used; student consulted the online source

 

*15

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

Guilty

Guilty

 

Student was made aware of answer key available online to a take home assignment on which no outside sources could be used; student consulted the online source

 

*16

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

 

Not Charged

 

Student was accused of accessing an answer key to a homework assignment

 

*17

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

 

Not charged

 

Student was accused of accessing an answer key to a homework assignment

 

*18

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

 

Not charged

 

Student was accused of accessing an answer key to a homework assignment

 

*19

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

Guilty

Guilty

Essay on the honor code and required attendance at a two hour training session on the Code

Student accessed an answer key for a take home assignment on which no outside sources were allowed.

 

*20

Cheating-Use of Unauthorized Aid

Guilty

Guilty

Essay on the honor code and required attendance at a two hour training session on the Code

Student was made aware of answer key available online to a take home assignment on which no outside sources could be used; student consulted the online source

 

21

Lying

Guilty

Guilty

Probation for one semester; apology to those affected

Student lied to off campus hotel about the purpose of the reservation

 

22

Cheating

Guilty

Guilty

Probation with Loss of Privileges for one semester; Probation for one

Student cheated on final exam paper by intentionally failing to cite outside sources.

 

23

Cheating, Plagiarism

Guilty

Guilty of both charges

Probation through Graduation

Student purchased paper for take home final paper and used material portions for paper.

 

24

Cheating - Plagiarism

Guilty

Not Guilty

 

Student was accused of plagiarism; Council found that student misunderstood instructions and found student not guilty

 

25

Cheating

Not Guilty

Not Guilty

 

Student was accused of copying answers during an exam

 

26

Cheating

Guilty

Guilty

Probation with Loss of Privileges for one semester, Probation for an additional semester

Student copied one answer on test from a neighboring student.

 

27

Lying

Not Guilty

Not Guilty

 

Student was accused of providing false information to Area Director during  formal disciplinary proceeding.

 

28

Cheating

Guilty

Guilty

Suspension for one semester, Recommended Counseling

Student copied one answer on test from a neighboring student.

 

29

Stealing

Not Guilty

Guilty

Probation with Loss of Privileges for one semester; Probation for one additional semester

Student took an ipad belonging to the College; ipad was found in student's room.

 

30

Cheating - Plagiarism

Not Guilty

Guilty

Probation for two semesters

Student plagiarized paper by paraphrasing incorrectly.  Panel found act to be reckless disregard for proper scholarly procedure.

 

*31

Lying

Not Guilty

Guilty

Probation with Loss of Privileges through Graduation and Recommended Counseling

Student accused of lying regarding reason for missing an academic matter

Case dismissed on appeal-Provost concluded matter was trivial

*32

Lying (two charges)

Not Guilty

Guilty of one charge; not guilty of other

Probation for two semesters

Student accused of lying regarding reason for missing an academic matter

Case dismissed on appeal-Provost concluded matter was trivial

33

Cheating - Plagiarism

Guilty

Guilty

Probation with Loss of Privileges for one semester, Probation for one additional semester

Student admitted to plagiarizing large sections of foreign language text without citation from online sources for a take-home midterm.

 

34

Cheating

Not Guilty

Not Guilty

 

Student accused of accessing answer key on Blackboard.

 

35

Cheating, Lying

Guilty

Guilty of both charges

Suspension for one semester; F in Class

Student attempted to submit exam for a re-grade; student had changed answers on Scantron.

 

36

Cheating

Guilty

Guilty

Suspension for one semester

Student admitted to copying answers from a neighbor's exam.

 

37

Cheating

Not Guilty

Not Guilty

 

Student accused of accessing study notes during exam.

 

38

Cheating, Lying

Guilty, Guilty

Guilty of both charges

Probation for one semester; F in Class

Student signed a friend in to the attendance roster while thinking the friend was not in attendance

 

39

Cheating, Plagiarism

Not Guilty, Not Guilty

Not Guilty of first charge; guilty of second charge

 

Student was accused of using study note cards during final exam; during investigation, it was revealed that student had acknowledged plagiarism on a paper in the course, but the instructor did not report it until the second suspicion was raised.  Student was found guilty on charge of plagiarism but not guilty on accessing materials during exam due to lack of evidence beyond a reasonable doubt.

Case dismissed on appeal due to the instructor not reporting matter in timely fashion and not using the proper system for resolution.

40

Cheating

Not Guilty

Not Guilty

 

Student was accused of providing aid on a take-home assignment.

 

41

Cheating

Not Guilty

Guilty

Probation for one semester; F in Class; Apology

Student turned in take-home assignment with work identical to another student.

 

42

Cheating

Not Guilty

Not Guilty

 

Student was accused of providing aid on a take-home assignment.

 

43

Stealing

Not Guilty

Guilty

Permanent Dismissal

Student stole computer from another student. Student had prior disciplinary record.

 

 

*Graduate school case


Probation through Fall 2011, F in course, Required initial meeting with Dean of Students Office Academic counseling