Academic integrity conference proposals due June 15

Washington University will host The Center for Academic Integrity’s 18th Annual International Conference Oct. 16-18, 2009. The conference theme is “Creating a Culture of Integrity: Research and Best Practices.”

Several hundred students, faculty and staff from around the world will discuss the practice and philosophy of academic integrity, focusing on issues germane to both college and high school education.

Programs will cover a wide range of subjects, including integrity research, international perspectives on academic integrity, high-tech cheating, and classroom and institutional best practices.

WUSTL students, faculty and staff from all disciplines are invited to register for the conference and to submit program proposals. Brief program proposals are due by June 15.

For more information, visit the center’s Web site at or contact Dirk Killen, associate dean in the College of Arts & Sciences and the college’s academic integrity officer, at or 935-9457.

The Center for Academic Integrity, which is a consortium of more than 360 institutions, is affiliated with the Robert J. Rutland Institute for Ethics at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C.