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Committee on Academic Integrity

Terms of Reference

Article IX of the Senate By-Laws states:

133. The Committee on Academic Integrity shall consist of the Chancellor; the President; the Vice-Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies; the Vice-Provost (Faculty); and six members of the Senate, four of whom shall be faculty members (one of whom shall be appointed Chair of the Committee), one of whom shall be a graduate student and one of whom shall be an undergraduate student. Five members of the Committee constitute a quorum. The Academic Integrity Officer, the University Registrar, and the Graduate Registrar and Secretary of the School of Graduate Studies shall be consultants to the Committee.

134. The Committee shall, when deemed appropriate, make recommendations to the Senate on policy and procedures relating to issues of academic integrity and on measures designed to reduce instances of academic dishonesty.

135. The Committee shall review, prior to its presentation to the Senate, the annual report prepared by the Office of Academic Integrity.

Revised: April 2017

Membership

The Committee on Academic Integrity consists of the following members for July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018:

Name Composition
Dr. Suzanne Labarge Chancellor
Dr. Patrick Deane President
Dr. Doug Welch Vice-Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies
Dr. Susan Searls Giroux Vice-President (Faculty)
Dr. Martin Beckmann Faculty Member of Senate
Dr. Robert O'Brien Faculty Member of Senate
Dr. Philippa Carter (Chair) Faculty Member of Senate
Dr. Spencer Smith Faculty Member of Senate
Mr. Jason Chestney Undergraduate Student Senator
Ms Mariam Munawar Graduate Student Senator
Ms Kim Mason Academic Integrity Officer (Consultant)
Ms Melissa Pool Registrar (Consultant)
Ms Stephanie Baschiera Associate Registrar and Secretary of the School of Graduate Studies (Consultant)

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