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Schools — Colleges and universities — Student discipline — Academic dishonesty

May 25th, 2021 in News by admin

Schools — Colleges and universities — Student discipline — Academic dishonesty — University violated due process by sanctioning student for academic dishonesty for using portions of her own prior work concerning same subject matter in current assignment where neither code of student conduct nor information on dishonesty provided in class syllabus put student on reasonable notice that it was unlawful to use her own prior work product — Further, academic dishonesty charge was not established by competent substantial evidence — Plagiarism — Conduct did not constitute plagiarism, which is defined by code as appropriation of another’s work without attribution