Academic Integrity Conference (2007)
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Academic Integrity Conference
Friday, March 9, 2007
151 E. 25th Street
(Newman Library Building)
The members of Baruch College’s Academic Integrity Committee
hope that this CUNY-wide conference will promote vibrant discussion
among students, faculty, and administrators about issues of integrity across the university.
Participants will be invited to discuss their ideas and strategies for engendering
ethical campus communities. Those who wish to share relevant teaching materials,
academic integrity publications, etc., should plan on bringing 100 copies for a publications’ table
or sending them electronically to @baruch.cuny.edu by March 2 to be photocopied.
This conference is part of Ethics Week 2007 at Baruch, the fourth annual such event at the college.
The conference and luncheon are free and open to all CUNY students, faculty, and administrators.
All participants will need to register by March 2, 2007.
Direct questions and comments to @baruch.cuny.edu
9:00 Registration & Breakfast
9:30 Welcoming Remarks
David Dannenbring, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Baruch College
Selma Botman, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, City University of New York
Ben Corpus, Vice President for Student Development and Enrollment Management and Dean of Students, Baruch College
Kathleen Waldron, President, Baruch College
9:45 Integrity: A Paradigm for Today’s World
Keynote address by Lawrence Simon (Baruch BBA ’65), Vice Chairman, Ivy Asset Management Corporation and Trustee, The Baruch College Fund
10:30 Coffee break
10:45 Panel response to keynote, followed by open discussion
- Ryan Merola, Brooklyn College senior and 2006 Truman Scholar
- Ashlee Vega, Baruch College sophomore and member of the Baruch Collegedebate team
- Prof. Sarah Ryan, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College
- Prof. Mindy Engle-Friedman, Department of Psychology and Baruch College Ombuds
12:00 Lunch and discussion at each table (scenarios will be supplied)
1:15 Breakout sessions (rooms TBA – please be sure to choose a breakout session when registering)
Student Top Ten
After discussion, students will create a list of ways to move the academic culture on their campus toward a culture that values integrity.
Participants will discuss differences in academic culture in other countries, whether those differences influence their behaviors here, and the impact of cultural stereotypes.
Faculty members and administrators will share ideas about how to foster honesty and forestall dishonesty on campus.
How Do We Teach Citation Effectively?
Participants will discuss which strategies and techniques actually work.
2:15 Open forum, starting with reports from the breakout session discussions
3:00 Conference Wrap-up
Summary of the day’s discussions led by James Drogan, member of the faculty and Director of Online Programs at the SUNY Maritime College; former member of Baruch College’s Executives-on-Campus Program and the Business Advisory Council of Baruch’s Bernard L. Schwartz Communications Institute; co-author of Baruch College’s Adjunct Faculty Handbook; retired IBM Executive.
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This conference was organized by a subcommittee of Baruch’s Academic Integrity Committee, namely:
Dr. Ronald Aaron, Office of the Dean of Students
Prof. Jerry Bornstein, Library
Rachel Gleicher, Graduate Student
Ana Kovziridze, Undergraduate
Jennifer Lee, Director of College Now
Linda Rath, Library
Prof. Sarah Ryan, School of Public Affairs
Bhavana Singh, Graduate Student
Dr. Dennis Slavin, Associate Provost
“Choices,” the extraordinary comic strips used to help publicize this conference and to stimulate debate, were drawn by Vivian Ho ’06.
The Academic Integrity Conference received support from the
Joseph Drown Foundation and the Baruch College Fund.