College-Wide Review: Revised Academic Integrity and Plagiarism Policy


January 18, 2019


11:59 pm



Durham Technical Community College upholds and enforces high standards of academic honesty and integrity both in and out of the classroom. The College establishes and follows a process for defining and addressing academic dishonesty when it occurs. The College recognizes plagiarism as a specific subset of academic dishonesty and follows a process for addressing plagiarism.

The revisions to the policy include updated Program Management Committee information and an expansion of the substantive change definition.

The proposed changes to the policy include adding “charge” and “no charge” designations for first plagiarism offenses. Please review the attached document for full details. (You may also access the proposal via the Policies & Procedures subfolder of the Employees shared folder).

The document is provided in MS Word format to allow you to suggest changes directly on it. All comments will be shared with the policy’s sponsor at the end of the review period.

Please send all comments to Keitcha Royal no later than 5 p.m. on January 21 for consideration.