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2012-2013 Ad Board Stats Reflect Three-Fold Spike in Academic Dishonesty Cases

According to the statistics, 97 students involved in academic integrity cases were required to withdraw in 2012-2013, the year that saw Harvard’s largest cheating investigation in recent memory.

Sexual Misconduct Disciplinary Policies By Comparison

Op-Ed Draws Attention to 20-Year-Old FAS Policy

Criticism is nothing new for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences policy on sexual assault and misconduct, which governs the handling of incidents of assault within the College.


Three Undergraduates Expelled on Charges of Physical Violence

All three students were charged with violating the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ rules on physical violence, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith announced at the monthly Faculty meeting on Tuesday.

FAS Administration

Ellison Says Ad Board Has Not Searched Student Emails Since At Least Fall 2002

Secretary of the Administrative Board John “Jay” L. Ellison said that the body has not searched a student email account in a case since he joined it in fall 2002 and likely will not in the future.

College Life

Committee Refines Honor Board Language as Proposal Moves Forward

Members of the Academic Integrity Committee are in the process of refining the language of a draft proposal for a student-faculty judiciary board that would hear academic dishonesty cases included as a part of what would be the College’s first honor code.


Integrity Committee Will Recommend Ad Board Sanctions Review

The Academic Integrity Committee has agreed to recommend a review of the disciplinary sanctions handed down by the College’s Administrative Board, with plans to bring the recommendation to the Faculty Council sometime in March, according to Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay M. Harris.

Honor Code
College Administration

As Expected, Honor Code Draft Outlines Student-Faculty Judiciary Board, Integrity Statement

Student members of the Academic Integrity Committee shared the draft Tuesday evening at the first of four meetings scheduled to cull student feedback on the honor code draft.


Ad Board Cheating Statistics from Year That Saw Gov 1310 Yet To Be Made Public

The unreleased statistics are expected to show a number of forced withdrawals in academic dishonesty cases at least three-and-a-half times higher than the previous five-year average of 21.


Undergraduate Dismissed in Sexual Misconduct Case

A student was dismissed from the College in late November after multiple instances of alleged sexual misconduct, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith announced at the faculty’s monthly meeting on Tuesday.

Ellison Clarifies Role in Final Club Case

Ellison Clarifies Role in Final Club Case

On Sept. 28, disorderly conduct prompted police to ask Administrative Board Secretary John “Jay” L. Ellison to intervene at the Owl Club, pictured above.

Ellison Clarifies Role in Final Club Case

Ellison Clarifies Administrative Role in Police Response to Final Clubs

Nearly two weeks after Cambridge police asked Secretary of the Administrative Board John “Jay” L. Ellison to help them respond to disturbances at several final clubs, Ellison said in an interview on Thursday that his role in such incidents is not to discipline students, but rather to prevent further harm.


Ellison, CPD, HUPD Descend on Final Club Parties Saturday

Secretary of the Administrative Board John “Jay” L. Ellison and officers from the Cambridge Police Department and the Harvard University Police Department descended on the Harvard party scene Saturday night, responding to complaints regarding a number of final clubs, including the Owl and the Spee.



When students leave campus to go home due to mental health reasons, they are faced with a complex and stressful web of procedures and difficult choices which at times are beyond their control.


Going Home

For a handful of students each year, Harvard’s environment is too much to bear. In search of wellness, these undergraduates leave Harvard, returning home to a world without the worries of college life. But before they go, students must navigate a complex and often stressful web of choices and procedures that at times are beyond their control.


Suggestions for the New Honor Code

Recently, Harvard administrators initiated a community discussion on the possibility of instituting an honor code at Harvard. While the specifics of the code are still being figured out, we at Flyby thought we'd share our thoughts on the preliminary report by giving the Academic Integrity Committee some suggestions for honor code rules we'd like to see enforced. We're not sure how receptive the Committee will be—but hey, it never hurts to try!

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