Honor Committee Prepares to Respond to Referenda
In their weekly open meeting on Sunday, February 8, the Honor Committee discussed its response to the three student-sponsored referenda that comprise the Campaign for Self-Governance. To read the Cavalier Daily article covering that discussion, click the link below. To read the Committee Meeting Minutes from Sunday, click HERE.
Honor Committee discusses multi-sanction possibility
by Jenna Dickerson
Published February 9, 2015
UPDATE: To read a full listing of Honor Committee members’ responses to each of the referenda, click HERE.
More information about the 2015 Elections can be found on the Honor Committee website at http://www.virginia.edu/honor/2015-university-elections-information/.
University-Wide Elections Beginning Soon
Interested in being a member of the Honor Committee? The University Board of Elections will be hosting the 2015 University Elections in February.
UBE will be hosting the first of three candidate information sessions this week (session schedule below); all students interested in running for a position during the Spring 2015 elections must attend one information sessions. All students can run for the Committee, regardless of whether or not they have any formal experience with the Honor System. For more information about the candidate process, please visit this link and visit the 2015 Elections page of the Honor Committee web site.
Information Session 1: Tuesday, January 20, 7:00-8:00, Newcomb Hall Gallery
Information Session 2: Thursday, January 22, 6:00-7:00, Newcomb Hall Kaleidoscope
Information Session 3: Sunday, January 25, 7:00-9:00, Newcomb Hall Kaleidoscope
Committee Responds to Sexual Assault at U.Va.
The Committee also spoke with President Sullivan about their response, who attended their November 23 meeting along with Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia Lampkin. To read the Cavalier Daily’s coverage of that meeting, click HERE.
Welcome, New Support Officers!
On Friday, September 19, the members of the Honor Committee and Senior Support Officers selected and welcomed 41 undergraduate and graduate students as its newest Support Officers! Thanks to improved outreach efforts and selection processes, this year’s applicant pool was especially competitive, and the newly selected class of Support Officers is rich in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and skills. All new Support Officers will now begin an eight-week training program that provides them with information and training on Honor Committee policies, practices, procedures, and skills that will help them be successful in their support of the System and the University community.
Honor Committee Involves Students in New Interview Process
September 15, 2014
This September, the Honor Committee made changes to its Support Officer recruitment and selection process. After increasing outreach efforts during the recruitment period, the Committee also invited community members to participate in its selection interviews, in an effort to include diverse community perspectives. To read more about the new interview process, click the Cavalier Daily article, published on Monday September 15th, below.
Honor Committee Introduces “Everyone is Honor” Campaign
September 14, 2014
Recently, Vice Chair for Community Relations Martese Johnson introduced the “Everyone is Honor” campaign as an effort to better connect the Committee and the University community. To read more about the the campaign, read the Cavalier Daily article below from September 15, 2014.
Minority Rights Coalition, Honor pool feedback for minority issues
September 5, 2014
The Honor Committee and Minority Rights Coalition held a forum Thursday, September 4 on issues affecting minority student populations at the University. Students from several Minority Rights Coalition organizations joined in the discussion, which included both small round-table discussions and large-group discussion. Topics addressed included perception of the Honor Committee, trust and engagement in the system, and minority representation among both Committee members and support officer pool members. To read more about the discussion, refer to the Cavalier Daily article below.
Honor Committee Changes Meeting Structure
January 27, 2014
Beginning Sunday, February 2, 2014*, the Honor Committee will institute a change to its meeting structure. On February 2nd, and every other Sunday thereafter, the Committee will meet in small working groups in the trial room, rather than as a full Committee. These working groups will be open to the public and welcome public participation. On the intervening Sundays, the full Committee will meet as usual, and working groups will update the full Committee on progress made. To read more about the working group structure and the groups themselves, please refer to the Cavalier Daily articles below.
*Please note that the meeting on February 2nd will occur at a different time, 3:00 p.m., rather than at 8:00 p.m. All other working group meetings will take place at 8:00 p.m. as usual.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Check out this article from Russell Bogue of the Cavalier Daily!
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Check out this article from the Cavalier Daily regarding the Honor Committee Engagement Campaign.