Throughout its history, the Academic Integrity Committee has focused on integrating academic integrity into campus culture. One of the many ways the committee accomplishes this is by authoring legislation regarding scholastic integrity. The Senate of College Councils then reviews this legislation and votes on its implementation. Below is a list of resolutions that have been passed by the councils in recent years regarding academic integrity.
This resolution was made in support of mandating the placement of the Honor Code and a statement about academic integrity on each course syllabus.
This resolution was made to expand on the academic integrity statement on course syllabi that was introduced in S.R. 310. In this piece of legislation, Senate advocates for all courses with a substantial writing component to include a statement about plagiarism in their syllabi.
This document elaborates on what constitutes plagiarism and provides examples that can help students and professors better identify instances of plagiarism.
This resolution expresses support for including the Honor Code on applications to UT in order to promote UT’s commitment to academic integrity.
In this resolution, Senate calls for each college to reevaluate their current practices regarding scholastic honesty and reform them as necessary.
This resolution calls for Student Judicial Services to create new, anonymous forms for students to report instances of cheating and details the process which students reporting in this manner would have to follow.
This piece of legislation calls for the university to print the Honor Code on the back of student ID cards in order to increase its visibility.