UVA Student Body Approves New Honor System Proposal

There are 8 comments on the NBC29 Charlottesville story from Feb 28, 2013, titled UVA Student Body Approves New Honor System Proposal. In it, NBC29 Charlottesville reports that:

The student body voted to approve a proposal that would allow a student accused of lying, cheating, or stealing to admit guilt and leave the university for a year instead of being expelled.

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Charlottesville, VA

#1 Mar 2, 2013
rollover tj
sez you

Charlottesville, VA

#2 Mar 2, 2013
Thats if they get caught.

Moneta, VA

#3 Mar 2, 2013
huck wrote:
rollover tj
TJ didn't start the honor system.
Back to Reality

Charlottesville, VA

#4 Mar 3, 2013
Tell us, how did the body cast its vote; did other students put a pencil in its hand and make it mark an "X" on the ballot?

“Equal Opportunity Not Results!”

Since: Nov 08


#5 Mar 3, 2013
That's it, let's make the consequences of a cheaters actions less painful.

Since: Feb 13

Charlottesville, VA

#6 Mar 3, 2013
Why wouldn't the student body approve a "less severe, more friendly policy" - The majority of today's kids are not held accountable for their actions - it's always someone's or something's fault - never their own actions. So much for integrity and living up to something bigger than the student and morally guiding. At one time - a UVA student's check was accepted everywhere.....now I wouldn't trust them to walk my dog.
The Count

Charlottesville, VA

#7 Mar 3, 2013
Will students who have been expelled previous to this vote be allowed back on campus to finish out their UVA degree?
W and L Alum

Hardy, VA

#8 Mar 3, 2013
So it is ok to lie and cheat, as long as you come clean after the fact? That's poor. W&L has it right. One sanction for violations. Their honor system works, and always has. UVA just made a big mistake.

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