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The Faculty Senate The City College of New York

Proposed: March 19, 2015

Adopted: March 19, 2015

Vote: Unanimously

Resolution on Reform of the City College Academic Integrity Committee

Whereas, City College of New York (CCNY) is mandated by the City University of New York (CUNY) to have an Academic Integrity Committee to decide on cases of plagiarism, cheating, and other issues related to academic integrity;

Whereas, the existing structure of Academic Integrity Committee is no longer acceptable to CUNY Central in that the Chair of the Academic Integrity Committee cannot also be the Chair of a Committee on Course and Standards;

Whereas, the paperwork for this committee must be maintained in perpetuity;

Whereas, the Academic Integrity Committee is not mentioned in the College Governance plan,

Therefore, we resolve that the structure of the Committee should consist of a Chair appointed by the President in consultation with the Faculty Senate, plus eight additional members of faculty rank, each appointed by the Dean of their School or division for three year terms, and that these members should be ratified by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee. Members may be reappointed for additional terms. The initial appointees to this committee shall be assigned terms of different durations so that the committee, in the end, consists of members with staggered three-year terms.

We further resolve that the files of the Academic Integrity Committee will be maintained by the CLAS Academic Standards Office and that the Coordinator of Academic Standards shall serve as the Secretary of this Committee.