Revitalizing an Existing Honor Code Program

  title={Revitalizing an Existing Honor Code Program},
  author={Pauline Melgoza and Jane Smith},
  journal={Innovative Higher Education},
This article addresses academic integrity initiatives at a large research university. The article explains the rationale for the creation of the honor system office and its evolution to date. Data collected from academic violation cases during the program’s first two years are included. 
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