Academic Honor Code Case Abstracts

07-08 Case Abstracts

Case #07-05001P3
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors ConsideredNone
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - ‘F’ for the course grade

Case #07-06002P3
Allegation – Unauthorized Collaboration, Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible: Unauthorized Collaboration
Mitigating Factors ConsideredCooperation with Plea of Responsible
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

Case #07-07003P3
Allegation –Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors ConsideredCooperation with Plea of Responsible
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

Case #07-07004P3
Allegation –Plagiarism
Finding – Not Responsible

Case #07-07005P3
Allegation –Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors ConsideredNone
Aggravating Factors Considered – Repeat Offense
Sanction –Suspension; upheld by the University President

Case #07-09006O4
Allegation –Falsifying the Completion Time of an Assignment
Finding – Not Responsible

Case #07-10007P3
Allegation –Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors ConsideredCooperation with Plea of Responsible
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade


06-07 Case Abstracts

Case #06-09001P1
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - Cooperation with Plea of Responsible
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

Case #06-09002P1
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - Cooperation with Plea of Responsible
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

Case #06-09002P2
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Not Responsible

Case #06-10004O1
Allegation – Previewing an Exam
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - Cooperation with Plea of Responsible, Lack of Intent to Preview the Exam
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - One letter grade reduction in course grade

Case #06-11005T3
Allegation – Receiving Unauthorized Assistance on a Test
Finding – Not Responsible

Case #06-11006C3
Allegation – Collaboration
Finding – Not Responsible

Case #06-11007O2
Allegation – Falsifying Excuse
Finding – Not Responsible

Case #06-11008P1
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - Cooperation
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

                Appealed – Sanction appealed by Professor

                Sanction Issued by Appeals Board – 1 letter grade reduction in course grade

Case #06-12009P1
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - None
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction – ‘F’ for the course grade

Case #06-12010O1
Allegation – Falsifying Document
Finding – Not Responsible

Case #06-12011P2
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - None
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction – ‘F’ for the course grade

                Appealed – Procedural Irregularity

                Rehearing – Case #06-02016P1

Case #06-01012C1
Allegation – Collaboration
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - Cooperation with Plea of Responsible, Amount Collaborated
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - One letter grade reduction in course grade

Case #06-02014P3
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Not Responsible

Case #06-02015T3
Allegation – Receiving Unauthorized Assistance
Finding – Responsible of Collaboration
Mitigating Factors Considered - Cooperation with Plea of Responsible
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

Case #06-02016P1
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors ConsideredExtenuating Circumstances
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

Case #06-02017P2
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - None
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction – ‘F’ for the course grade

Case #06-02018C2
Allegation – Collaboration
Finding – Not Responsible

Case #06-02019P2
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Not Responsible

Case #06-02020P2
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered – Cooperation with Plea of Responsible
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

                Appealed-  New Evidence

                Rehearing – Denied

Case #06-02021C2
Allegation – Collaboration
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - Cooperation with Plea of Responsible
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction – Probation and CD-ROM only (student no longer enrolled in course)

Case #06-04022O1
Allegation – Falsifying Attendance
Finding – Not Responsible

Case #06-04023P3
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Not Responsible (3 of 5 students)

Case #06-04023P3
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered – Cooperation & Extenuating Circumstances
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - One letter grade reduction in course grade

Case #06-04023P3
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors ConsideredExtenuating Circumstances
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade
 


05-06 Abstracts

Case #06-04018P1
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - None
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction – ‘F’ for the course grade

Appealed – Procedural Irregularities

Rehearing – Case #06-09002P1

Case #06-04019P1
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - None
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction – ‘F’ for the course grade

Case #06-04020P2
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - Cooperation with Plea of Responsible
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

Case #06-04021P1
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - Cooperation with Plea of Responsible
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

Case #06-04022P1
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - Cooperation with Plea of Responsible
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

Case # - 05-01001P2

Allegation - Plagiarism

Mitigating Factors Considered - Plea of Responsible with cooperation

Aggravating Factors Considered - None

Sanction* - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

 

 

Case # - 05-10002P1

Allegation - Plagiarism

Mitigating Factors Considered - Plea of Responsible with cooperation

Aggravating Factors Considered - None

Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

 

 

Case # - 05-11003P1

Allegation - Plagiarism

Mitigating Factors Considered - Plea of Responsible with cooperation

Aggravating Factors Considered - None

Sanction - Three letter grade reduction in course grade

 

Appealed - In light of inconsistency of sanctions

Sanction issued by appeals board - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

 

 

Case # - 05-11004P1

Allegation - Plagiarism

Mitigating Factors Considered - Plea of Responsible with cooperation

Aggravating Factors Considered - None

Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

 

 

Case # - 05-12005P1

Allegation - Plagiarism

Mitigating Factors Considered - Plea of Responsible with cooperation

Aggravating Factors Considered - None

Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

 

 

Case # - 05-12006P1

Allegation - Plagiarism

Mitigating Factors Considered - Plea of Responsible with cooperation

Aggravating Factors Considered - None

Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

 

 

Case # - 05-12007P2

Allegation - Plagiarism

Mitigating Factors Considered - Plea of Responsible with cooperation

Aggravating Factors Considered - None

Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

 

 

Case # - 05-12008P1

Allegation - Plagiarism

Mitigating Factors Considered - None

Aggravating Factors Considered - None

Sanction - ‘F’ for the course grade

 

 

Case # - 05-12009P1

Allegation - Plagiarism

Mitigating Factors Considered - None

Aggravating Factors Considered - None

Sanction - ‘F’ for the course grade

 

 

Case # - 05-12010P1

Allegation - Plagiarism

Mitigating Factors Considered - Cooperation with Plea of Responsible

Aggravating Factors Considered - None

Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

 

 

Case # - 06-02011P1
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - None
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - Three letter grade reduction in course grade

Case # - 06-03012H1
Allegation – Helping another violate the Honor Code
Finding – Not Responsible

Case # - 06-03013P2
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - Cooperation with Plea of Responsible
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction - Two letter grade reduction in course grade

Case # - 06-03014P1
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - None
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction – ‘F’ for the course grade
Appealed - In light of new evidence
Rehearing: not granted

Case # - 06-03015P1
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - None
Aggravating Factors Considered – Repeat Offense
Sanction – Suspension; upheld by the University President

Case # - 06-04016P1
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - Cooperation with Plea of Responsible
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction – Two letter grade reduction in course grade

Case # - 06-04017O2
Allegation – Lying to gain an unfair advantage in order to avoid taking an exam
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - Cooperation with Plea of Responsible
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction – Two letter grade reduction in course grade

Case # - 06-04018P1
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - None
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction – ‘F’ for the course grade

Case # - 06-04019P1
Allegation – Plagiarism
Finding – Responsible
Mitigating Factors Considered - None
Aggravating Factors Considered - None
Sanction – ‘F’ for the course grade


  *Sanctions shown are in addition to the baseline sanctions: zero on assignment, required course Honor in Academia by CD ROM, and placement on Academic Honor Code probation