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Apply to be a SRR Student Leader on the Academic Integrity Council
Submit your Application Today!
The Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities, the Office of Civility & Community Standards, and the Office of Academic Integrity contribute to the university by educating students about community standards and their rights and responsibilities as GW students. Student involvement is a vital part of the university's disciplinary process and as such our office has several different leadership positions where students take an active role within the university's disciplinary system. We encourage any student who is interested in participating in the university's disciplinary system to review the information below and to submit an application to our office.
Academic Integrity Council Member: The Academic Integrity Council (AIC) is tasked with hearing and evaluating student cases regarding academic integrity to include plagiarism and cheating, among other possible violations. Academic Integrity Council members are responsible for ensuring that respondents receive a fair and impartial hearing and are tasked with considering statements from fellow students and faculty members when determining the outcome of a given case. Staff members will provide ongoing training regarding the "Code of Academic Integrity", asking good questions, and hearing procedures. Academic Integrity Council members must demonstrate a strong character, a keen sense of ethics, and a sense of fairness.
We are currently accepting applications for AIC membership within all academic colleges, except for the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences as membership within this college has been filled at this time.
BENEFITS OF INVOLVEMENT:
- Develop active listening skills and enhance critical thinking skills.
- Experience working in a professional setting.
- Enhancement of organization, time management, and decision making skills.
- Membership is limited to full-time graduate and undergraduate GW students who are at least rising sophomores.
- A minimum GPA of at least a 2.8 at the time of application.
- All Academic Integrity Council Members must attend training from Monday, August 24, 2015 – Friday, August 28, 2015. Final Academic Integrity Council training dates will be announced later in the Spring 2015 semester. Candidates who are not able to attend will be removed from the selection process. No Exceptions. In addition, student leaders must participate in periodic training sessions scheduled throughout each semester.
- A candidate’s academic and disciplinary record will be considered in the application process. In addition, applicants who violate University policy after the time of application or during their time of service may not be considered for a position or may be removed from a position.
- Students who are planning to study abroad during the 2015-2016 academic year are not eligible for a position in the Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities.
- For those students applying to be a member of the Academic Integrity Council, holding a position (elected or appointed) on the Student Association is not permitted.
- Academic Integrity Council Members represent the various academic colleges at GW. A prerequisite for selection is that members must be registered for at least three credit hours and enrolled in a degree-granting program of the school which he/she represents.
We hope you will join the staff in the Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities and take up the challenge of educating your peers through active participation in the University disciplinary system. We look forward to reviewing your application.
CLICK HERE to view and complete the online application today! This electronic application must be submitted to the Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities for consideration.
If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Tim Terpstra, Director, Office of Academic Integrity, at (202) 994-6757 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.