Faculty response a sticking point in code

Plagiarism isn’t new, but the Internet has made it easier, and WSU — like universities everywhere — is struggling with how to deal with it. An Academic Integrity Code has been three years in the making and is likely to take a bit longer. A draft code is expected to come before the Faculty Senate […]

Task force to take aim at cheating, plagiarism

Plagiarism and cheating — two thorny problems challenging universities nationwide — are among the issues to be tackled by a new Faculty Senate task force. Washington State University’s Faculty Senate recently appointed a task force on academic integrity and assigned it to study: • developing an academic integrity code • helping plan education and prevention […]