Resolving Academic Honesty Concerns
In any first offense case in which the sanction to be imposed for the alleged offense is less than suspension, the instructor in the course shall have original jurisdiction. The instructor shall determine and impose the sanction. If necessary, the instructor may delegate responsibility for conducting a conference and determining and imposing the sanction, in writing, to the chair of the department in which the course is taught.
In any case in which the sanction to be imposed for the alleged academic honesty violation is suspension, dismissal, or expulsion, or in which the alleged academic honesty violation is a second offense, the academic dean shall have original jurisdiction. The academic dean shall determine and impose the sanction. The academic dean may delegate to an individual or committee the responsibility for providing notices, arranging and conducting conferences and/or hearings, determining whether or not a violation has occurred and recommending a course of action to the academic dean.