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Task force to take aim at cheating, plagiarism

Plagiarism and cheating — two thorny problems challenging universities nationwide — are among the issues to be tackled by a new Faculty Senate task force. Washington State University’s Faculty Senate recently appointed a task force on academic integrity and assigned it to study: • developing an academic integrity code • helping plan education and prevention […]

Faculty Senate chair enjoys policy challenges

Barry G. Swanson is the current chair of the Faculty Senate and has been associated with faculty governance at WSU for 29 years. The following is an interview with Swanson focusing on faculty issues and his personal experiences at the university. Q: What does the Faculty Senate do?Swanson: The senate represents nearly 2,100 part-time and […]