Presentation on theme: "+ Academic Integrity in the Context of Leadership & Service Dr. David Rettinger University of Mary Washington Center for Honor, Leadership, and Service."— Presentation transcript:
+ Academic Integrity in the Context of Leadership & Service Dr. David Rettinger University of Mary Washington Center for Honor, Leadership, and Service
+ Presenter David Rettinger Executive Director of the Center for Honor, Leadership, & Service Associate Professor of Psychology University of Mary Washington Fredericksburg, Virginia Public Institution Liberal Arts and Sciences, Business, and Education 5400 students
+ Opening Questions How do we consider Academic Integrity as a virtue How well do faculty and student affairs staff collaborate on issues of integrity, ethics and personal values How do we connect questions of integrity to academics and daily life?
+ Context University of Mary Washington Located in historic Fredericksburg, VA Public Masters University 4000 undergraduates Liberal Arts emphasis COPLAC member Student-Run Honor System
+ Center for Honor, Leadership, and Service A collaboration between UMW faculty, Student Affairs, and other constituencies on campus Involves all members of the community in creating seamless learning opportunities breaking down barriers between curricular & co-curricular Provides work space and professional support for honor, leadership, and service-related activities
+ WHY CHLS? To promote Honor, Leadership, and Service as UMW core values To connect academic integrity to other fundamental values Interests from multiple players – leveraging resources, involvement, and support
+ Structure Three professionals Director of Leadership Director of Service Executive Director – content expert on Academic Integrity Budget Salaries from Student Affairs and Academic Affairs Operations from Student Affairs Dual reporting to VPSA and Provost Not to the Deans – serve all colleges equally Buy-in from President, Deans, Board of Visitors
+ Conceptual Integration of Honor, Leadership, and Service Honor, leadership, and service are interconnected and should be treated as such Examples Service & Ethics are major themes in Leadership Colloquium Ethical Leadership course Leadership development for Honor Council, service groups
+ Plans for Weaving Integrity Into Leadership & Service Adding integrity and honor prompts to service learning reflections Optional, incentivized integrity training for club and organization leadership Connecting Student Government leaders with Academic Integrity leaders and programming Speakers emphasizing all of these themes Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield Other ideas?
+ Connecting Integrity with Student Affairs Honor Celebration Week Concert Residence Halls Campus Dining Banners on Campus Ongoing integrity training
+ Connecting With Academics Honor Celebration Week Faculty Lunch Talking about Integrity by faculty Speaker Faculty workshops Behavioral science of cheating Ways to encourage integrity in the classroom Build a campus culture of integrity
+ Assessment SACS accreditation process Large assessments – ICAI tool Focus groups, tracking surveys Event feedback
+ UMWs Center for Honor, Leadership, & Service MISSION STATEMENT The mission of the Center is to place honor, leadership, and service at the heart of a distinctive and meaningful Mary Washington experience; to promote a seamless education, where the boundaries between curricular and co-curricular learning merge; and to foster collaboration among all members of the UMW community. VISION STATEMENT To inspire and prepare Mary Washington students to lead lives grounded in the values of honor, leadership, and service.
+ External Relationships and Development Relationships Resonates with alumni and friends Better connections with Admissions and Marketing Advisory Board participation Gifts and Donations Nissan Leaf AT&T Grant Private Donations $50,000
+ Easy Ways for Faculty to Reinvigorate the Honor System 1. Review the Honor Constitution – Things have changed over the yearsHonor Constitution 2. Bookmark key resources, including the CHLS Honor FAQCHLS Honor FAQ 3. Attend an Honor Celebration event 4. Talk about the Honor System with your colleagues and encourage them to click below to show their support. 5. Attend an Academic Integrity workshop 6. Review and rewrite the Honor section of your syllabi 7. Talk about Honor with your classes – if you only do one thing on this list, please do this 8. Require your students to pledge all work for grades. Ideally, have them write it out and sign it.pledge 9. Know and talk with your faculty honor advisorfaculty honor advisor 10. Trust your students, and communicate that trust to them.