Honor Pledge Violations 2016-2017

The following violations of the Honor Pledge occurred at Kansas State University. Most recent occurrences are listed first. For definitions to some Honor & Integrity System terms used below, please access this web site link:TERM

This site was last updated on July 31, 2017

 

July

Case #2016/2017-150 – A junior was alleged to have submitted a paper with several sections taken from various sources without proper attribution (plagiarism). The reporter sanctioned the student with the option to redo the paper for a reduced score.

Case #2016/2017-149 – A senior was alleged to have submitted a paper with several sections taken from various sources without proper attribution (plagiarism). The reporter sanctioned the student with a one page reflection paper and the possibility to earn half credit on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-148 – A senior was alleged to have submitted a research project in which a large section matched a Wikipedia entry without citation (plagiarism).  The reporter sanctioned the student with a reduced grade.

 

June

Case #2016/2017-147 – A senior was alleged to have submitted electronic work that was electronically identified as belonging to another student (not in attendance at this school) (falsification). The reporter sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment and the loss of all extra credit opportunities.

Case #2016/2017-146 – A sophomore was alleged to have submitted electronic work that was electronically identified as belonging to another student (not in attendance at this school) (falsification). The reporter sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment and the loss of all extra credit opportunities.

 

May 

 

Case #2016/2017-145 – A sophomore was alleged to have submitted a paper with information from a website that was not cited (plagiarism).  The reporter sanctioned the student with an XF for the course.

Case #2016/2017-144 – A freshman was alleged to have submitted a paper that was nearly entirely taken from online sources (plagiarism). The reporter sanctioned the student with a loss of one course letter grade, a zero on the assignment, and the Development and Integrity Class.

Case #2016/2017-143 – Two graduate students were alleged to have collaborated on one or more of their problems in a take home exam (unauthorized collaboration). The reporter sanctioned the students with a reduced grade on the exam and the requirement to complete the Development and Integrity Class.

Case #2016/2017-142 – A junior was alleged to have falsified attendance at an event to gain extra credit (falsification). The reporter sanctioned the student with a letter grade reduction and the requirement to complete the Development and Integrity Class.

Case #2016/2017-141 – A junior was alleged to have obtained and copied a former student’s previous work to complete his/her own assignment (unauthorized collaboration). The reporter sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-140 – A senior was alleged to have submitted a final paper with another student’s name on it (plagiarism). The reporter sanctioned the student with an XF.

Case #2016/2017-139 – Three students were alleged to have taken a final exam early, but then told other students about what was on the exam (unauthorized collaboration).  The reporter sanctioned the students with a warning.

Case #2016/2017-138 – Two juniors were alleged to have collaborated during a take home examination (unauthorized collaboration). The reporter sanctioned the students with a reduction of course grade, a zero on the exam, and the requirement to take the Development and Integrity Class.

Case #2016/2017-137 – A senior was alleged to have taken and used an i-clicker for a friend in class. The reporter sanctioned the student with the requirement to take the Development and Integrity Class.

Case #2016/2017-136 – A senior was alleged to taken a solution directly from an online resource during a take home examination (plagiarism and unauthorized collaboration). The reporter sanctioned the student with a reduction of course grade, a zero on the exam, and the requirement to take the Development and Integrity Class.

Case #2016/2017-135 – Nine seniors were alleged to collaborated during a take home examination (plagiarism, unauthorized aid, and unauthorized collaboration). The reporter sanctioned the students with a reduction of course grade, a zero on the exam, and the requirement to take the Development and Integrity Class.

Case #2016/2017-134 – A senior was alleged to have submitted electronic work that was electronically identified as belonging to another student (not in attendance at this school) (falsification). The reporter sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment and the loss of all extra credit opportunities.

Case #2016/2017-133 – One senior was alleged to have used notes written on his/her calculator during an exam (unauthorized aid).  The reporter sanctioned the student with a zero on the exam.

Case #2016/2017-132 – One senior was alleged to have submitted work that was copied directly from a second senior who allowed the work to be copied (plagiarism and unauthorized collaboration).  The reporter sanctioned the students with a zero on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-131 – A senior and a sophomore was alleged to have submitted homework assignments with each other’s names embedded into the assignment (plagiarism and unauthorized collaboration).  The reporter sanctioned the students with an XF for the class and the requirement to take EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-130 – A freshman was alleged to have been looking at an assignment from another student while completing their own assignment (plagiarism).  The reporter sanctioned the student with a warning.

Case #2016/2017-129 – A sophomore was alleged to have submitted an assignment with no paper trail and with information included which came directly from another un-cited source (plagiarism).  The reporter sanctioned the student with an XF in the class.

Case #2016/2017-128 – A junior was alleged to have copied another student’s homework and turned it in as his/her own (plagiarism).  The reporter sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment, a reduction of one letter grade for the final course grade, and the requirement to complete EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-127 – A freshman was alleged to have submitted work that was created by another student (plagiarism).  The reporter sanctioned the student with a reduced grade on the assignment and the requirement to complete EDCEP 502.

 

April

 

Case #2016/2017-126 – A senior was alleged to have submitted work with a large portion copied and pasted from other sources without proper attribution (plagiarism).  The reporter sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment with the option to submit a new assignment.

Case #2016/2017-125 – A senior was alleged to have copied from another student’s paper during an exam (unauthorized collaboration).  The reporter sanctioned the student with an XF.

Case #2016/2017-124 – A senior was alleged to have allowed another student to copy from his/her paper during an exam (unauthorized collaboration).  The reporter sanctioned the student with an XF.

Case #2016/2017-123 – A junior was alleged to have copied from another student’s paper during an exam (unauthorized collaboration).  The reporter sanctioned the student with an XF.

Case #2016/2017-122 – A junior and a sophomore were alleged to have submitted assignments nearly identical to each other (unauthorized collaboration).  The reporter sanctioned the students with a zero on the assignments.

Case #2016/2017-121 – Two seniors were alleged to have submitted assignments nearly identical to each other (unauthorized collaboration).  The reporter sanctioned the students with a zero on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-120 – A freshman and a sophomore were alleged to have submitted assignments nearly verbatim to each other (unauthorized collaboration and plagiarism). The reporter sanctioned the students with an XF and the requirement to take EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-119 – A senior was alleged to have submitted an assignment with multiple sections directly copied and pasted from an online source without attribution.  The reporter sanctioned the student with an XF.

Case #2016/2017-118 – A senior was alleged to have submitted an assignment that was nearly identical to an assignment that had been submitted by another student last year (unauthorized collaboration).  The reporter sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment and a cap on the course grade of a D.

Case #2016/2017-117 – A freshman and a sophomore were alleged to have submitted identical assignments (unauthorized collaboration). The reporter sanctioned the students with a warning and a zero on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-116 – Two juniors were alleged to have submitted assignments which a high level of similarity to them (unauthorized collaboration/plagiarism). The reporter sanctioned the students with a warning.

Case #2016/2017-115 – A freshman was alleged to have used his/her phone during an in class writing assignment for assistance (unauthorized collaboration). The reporter sanctioned the student with a warning, a reduced grade on a re-take assignment, and a zero on the original assignment.

Case #2016/2017-114 – A freshman was alleged to have lied to his/her professor about attempting to access an online exam (falsification).  The reporter sanctioned the student with a zero on the exam and the Development and Integrity Class.

Case #2016/2017-113 – A junior was alleged to have lied to his/her professor about attempting to access an online exam (falsification).  The reporter sanctioned the student with a zero on the exam and the Development and Integrity Class.

Case #2016/2017-112 – A non-degree student was alleged to have copied and pasted answers in submitted homework without proper attribution (plagiarism).  The reporter sanctioned the student with a warning and a zero on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-111 – A freshman was alleged to submitted an assignment without any proper citations (plagiarism).  The reporter sanctioned the student with an XF.

Case #2016/2017-110 – case was withdrawn by reporter

Case #2016/2017-109 – A graduate student was alleged to have submitted an assignment which included a portion that had been copied and pasted from online sources plagiarism).  The reporter sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-108 – A sophomore was alleged to have submitted an assignment in which significant portions were copied word-for-word from an online source without quotation marks or proper attribution (plagiarism). The reporter sanctioned the student with an XF.

Case #2016/2017-107 – A freshman was alleged to have submitted an assignment in which significant portions were copied word-for-word from an online source without quotation marks or proper attribution (plagiarism). The reporter sanctioned the student with a reduced grade on the assignment and the Development and Integrity Class.

Case #2016/2017-106 – A senior was alleged to have been consulting unauthorized material during an exam and then initially lying about the material to the professor (unauthorized aid and falsification).  The reporter sanctioned the student with a warning and stipulation on how future exams would be taken.

Case #2016/2017-105 - A freshman was alleged to have used work from a previous semester to complete current assignments (unauthorized aid).  The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a reduced grade on all assignments affected.

Case #2016/2017-104 - A graduate student was alleged to have falsified information while completing an off campus internship.  The reporting professor submitted the case as an option 2 case.

Case #2016/2017-103 - A sophomore was alleged to have used work from a previous semester to complete current assignments (unauthorized aid).  The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a reduced grade on all assignments affected.

Case #2016/2017-102 - A senior was alleged to have plagiarized material. The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a 1 page reflection paper.

Case #2016/2017-101 - A junior was alleged to have plagiarized material. The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a 1 page reflection paper.

Case #2016/2017-100 - A freshman was alleged to have plagiarized material from an online resource. The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with an official warning and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-099 - A freshman was alleged to have plagiarized material. The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-098 - A sophomore was alleged to have plagiarized the work of others. The reporting professors sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-097 - An instructor reported a sophomore for allegedly copying material from a resource (plagiarism). The sanction issued was a zero on the assignment.

 

March

Case #2016/2017-096 - A freshman was alleged to have submitted work created by others (unauthorized aid and/or unauthorized collaborated). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with an official warning and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-095 - A graduate student was alleged to have copied material from a resource and submitted as original (plagiarism). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-094 - Two juniors were alleged to have shared files and worked together to complete their assignments (unauthorized collaboration).  The reporting instructor sanctioned the students with a zero on the assignments and the loss of all extra credit opportunities.

Case #2016/2017-093 - A senior and sophomore were alleged to have worked together on an individual assignment (unauthorized collaboration and/or falsification). The reporting instructor sanctioned the students with the loss of all extra credit opportunities.

Case #2016/2017-092 - Two freshmen were alleged to have worked together on an individual assignment (unauthorized collaboration). The reporting professor sanctioned the students with zeros on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-091 - A junior was alleged to have failed to cite the work of others properly. The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with an official warning and the requirement to meet with the Writing Center.

Case #2016/2017-090 - A freshman was alleged to have copied the work of another student (academic misconduct). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with an official warning.

Case #2016/2017-089 - A sophomore was alleged to have copied a solution from a solution's manual (unauthorized collaboration). The sanctions issued were a zero on the assignment, a letter grade reduction and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-088 - A junior was alleged to have copied a solution from a solution's manual (unauthorized collaboration). The sanctions issued were a zero on the assignment, a letter grade reduction and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-087 - Two seniors were alleged to have worked together while taking an exam (unauthorized aid or collaboration). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with an official warning and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-086 - A junior was alleged to have forged a signature for an assignment (falsification). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-085 - A senior was alleged to have obtained outside work to complete an assignment (unauthorized aid or unauthorized collaboration). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with an official warning and a zero on the assignment.

 

February

Case #2016/2017-084 - A sophomore was alleged to have copied work and submitted as original (plagiarism). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-083 - A junior was alleged to have submitted work that was created by another (unauthorized collaboration). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with an official warning and a zero on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-082 - A junior was alleged to have copied a solution from a solution's manual for an answer to an exam question. The reporting professor sanctioned the student with an XF in the course.

Case #2016/2017-081 - A sophomore was alleged to have copied online work and presented as original (plagiarism). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-080 - A sophomore was alleged to have written a formula on his/her arm to use while taking an exam (unauthorized aid). The reporting instructor sanctioned student with a reduced grade on exam and the requirement to sit in the from row while taking exams.

Case #2016/2017-079 - Three seniors and 2 juniors were alleged to have submitted identical work (unauthorized collaboration and/or falsification). The reporting instructor sanctioned the students with a zero on the assignment and zero opportunities for extra credit.

Case #2016/2017-078 - Two freshmen were alleged to have attempted to obtain assignment key information while the instructor was out of the room (academic misconduct). The reporting instructor sanctioned the students with an official warning and a zero on the assignment.

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Case #2016/2017-076 - A freshman was alleged to have copied online material and presented as original (plagiarism). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with an official warning and a zero on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-075 - Four freshmen, one junior and one senior were alleged to have shared work on assignments (unauthorized collaboration and/or plagiarism and/or falsification). The reporting professor sanctioned the students with zeros of the assignments and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-074 - A senior and a sophomore student were alleged to have copied the work of a previous student (plagiarism and/or unauthorized collaboration). The reporting instructor sanctioned the students with zeros on the assignments and an official warning.

January

 

Case #2016/2017-073 - A senior was alleged to have accessed a course gradebook online (falsification). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with an XF.

Case #2016/2017-072 - A senior was alleged to have obtained help from another student (unauthorized collaboration). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with an XF.

Case #2016/2017-071 - A senior was alleged to have obtained help from another student (unauthorized collaboration). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with an XF.

Case #2016/2017-070

Case #2016/2017-069 - A junior was alleged to have submitted work that was not original (plagiarism). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with an official warning and a reduced grade on assignment.

Case #2016/2017-068 - A freshman turned in work that was not original (plagiarism). The reporting instructor sanctioned student with a zero on the assignment and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-067 - A sophomore was alleged to have inappropriately accessed a course gradebook (academic misconduct). The reporting professor reported situation as an Option 2.

Case #2016/2017-066 - A sophomore was alleged to have inappropriately accessed a course gradebook (academic misconduct). The reporting professor reported situation as an Option 2.

December

Case #2016/2017-065 - A senior was alleged to have used outside resource while taking final exam (unauthorized aid). The reporting professor sanctioned student with an F in the course.

Case #2016/2017-064 - A sophomore was alleged to have copied the answers from another student while taking an exam (plagiarism). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a zero on the exam.

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Case #2016/2017-057 - A senior was alleged to have falsified information to obtain extensions on 2 assignments. The instructor sanctioned the student with an XF.

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Case #2016/2017-050 - A graduate student was alleged to have copied the work of a previous student (plagiarism). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a reduced grade.

Case #2016/2017-049 - A junior was alleged to have copied online materials (plagiarism). The reporting instructor sanctioned student with an XF in the course.

Case #2016/2017-048 - A junior was alleged to have submitted the work of another student (unauthorized collaboration). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with a zero on project and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-047 - A junior was alleged to have submitted the work of another student (unauthorized collaboration). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with a zero on project and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-046 - A freshman was alleged to have submitted the work of another student (unauthorized collaboration). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with a zero on project and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-045 - A freshman was alleged to have submitted the work of another student (unauthorized collaboration). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with a zero on project and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-044 - A senior was alleged to have submitted the work of another student (unauthorized collaboration). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with a zero on project and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-043 - A sophomore was alleged to have accessed notes while taking a closed book exam (unauthorized aid). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a zero on the exam, a grade cap of C and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-042 - A freshman was alleged to have organized another student to complete a quiz on his/her behalf. The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a zero on the quiz and zeros on all remaining quizzes.

Case #2016/2017-041 - A senior was alleged to have copied the work of another student while taking an exam (unauthorized collaboration). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-040 - A freshman was alleged to have plagiarized material for an assignment. The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-039 - A graduate student was alleged to have plagiarized the work of others and presented as original. The reporting professor sanctioned the student with an official warning and a zero on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-038 - A freshman was alleged to have copied the work of others (plagiarism). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment, an official warning and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-037 - A freshman was alleged by an instructor to have plagiarized material. The sanction was a required re-write of assignment.

 

November

Case #2016/2017-036 - A freshman was alleged to have plagiarized an entire paper. The reporting instructor issued an XF as the sanction.

Case #2016/2017-035 - A sophomore was alleged to have received or gave unauthorized help to another student. The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a reduced grade.

Case #2016/2017-034 - A non-degree undergraduate student was alleged to have received or gave unauthorized help to another student. The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a reduced grade.

Case #2016/2017-033 - A junior was alleged to have attempted to copy another student's work (plagiarism and/or unauthorized collaboration). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-032 - A senior was alleged to have accessed outside information while taking an exam (unauthorized aid). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with an XF and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-031 - A graduate student was alleged to have copied the work on others (plagiarism). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a reduced grade on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-030 - A freshman was alleged to have falsified homework assignments by copying from another student. The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with zeros on the homework assignments and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-029 - A freshman was alleged to have falsified homework assignments by copying from another student. The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with zeros on the homework assignments and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-028 - A freshman was alleged to have plagiarized material from an online resource. The reporting instructor sanctioned student with a redo, a grade reduction and an official warning.

Case #2016/2017-027 - A senior was alleged to have presented outside information as original work. The reporting instructor sanctioned student with an XF in the course.

Case #2016/2017-026 - A junior was alleged to have presented outside information as original work. The reporting instructor sanctioned student with an XF in the course.

Case #2016/2017-025 - Two freshmen were alleged to have worked together on an exam (unauthorized collaboration). The reporting professor sanctioned the students with a zero on the exam.

Case #2016/2017-024 - A freshman was alleged to have submitted work that was created by another student (unauthorized aid). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment and an official warning.

Case #2016/2017-023 - A sophomore was alleged to have copied the work of another student (unauthorized collaboration). The reporting instructor sanctioned student with a zero on the exam.

Case #2016/2017-022 - A senior was alleged to have copied another student's work (unauthorized aid). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a warning and a reduced grade.

Case #2016/2017-021 - A sophomore was alleged by an instructor to have copied the work of another student (plagiarism). The sanctions were: zero on the assignment, a grade cap of C, and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-020 - A junior was alleged by an instructor to have copied the work of another student (plagiarism). The sanctions were: zero on the assignment, a grade cap of C, no extra credit points possible and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-019 - Two sophomores were reported by a professor for receiving/giving help on homework assignment (unauthorized collaboration). The sanctions were an official warning and a zero on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-018 - A junior was alleged by an instructor to have copied another student's work (plagiarism). The sanctions were a zero on the assignment and a grade cap of C.

Case #2016/2017-017 - A junior was alleged by an instructor to have copied another student's work (plagiarism). The sanctions were a zero on the assignment.

 

October 

Case #2016/2017-016 - A junior was alleged to have copied from another student while taking an exam. The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a zero.

Case #2016/2017-015 - Two juniors were alleged to have submitted the work of a third student. Both were sanctioned by the instructor with zero on the assignments and an official warning.

Case #2016/2017-014 - A freshman was alleged to have submitted work that was not original (plagiarism). The reporting instructor sanctioned student with a zero and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-013 - A freshman was alleged to have copied another student's work while taking a quiz. The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-012 - A junior was alleged to have copied online materials and presented as original (plagiarism). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a warning and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-011 - A junior was alleged to have submitted a falsified report. The reporting professor sanctioned the student with zeros of assignments and the lowest assignment grade in the course is no longer allowed to be dropped.

Case #2016/2017-010 - A senior was alleged to have used an online tool reported by a professor. The student was sanctioned with a zero on a portion of the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-009 - A senior was alleged to have used an online tool reported by a professor. The student was sanctioned with a zero on a portion of the assignment.

Case #2016/2017-008 - A junior was alleged to have partially completed an exam outside of the classroom. The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with an XF and EDCEP 502.

 

September

Case #2016/2017-007 - A graduate student plagiarized substantial material for a prelim. exam. The reporting professors filed report as an option 2 and recommended permanent XF grade(s) and expulsion.

Case #2016/2017-006 - A senior was alleged to have attempted to obtain attendance points while not being present for the entire lecture. The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with no future option to submit make-up work and a grade reduction.

Case #2016/2017-005 - A sophomore was alleged to have submitted work that was not his/her own (plagiarism). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment, EDCEP 502 and an XF in the course.

Case #2016/2017-004 -A junior was alleged to have submitted work that was not his/her own (plagiarism). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-003 - A junior was alleged to have copied another student's work while taking an exam. The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a zero on the exam and EDCEP 502.

Case #2016/2017-002 - A senior was alleged to have accessed outside information while taking an exam (unauthorized aid). The reporting professor sanctioned the student with a zero on the exam.

Case #2016/2017-001 - A sophomore was alleged to have presented another person's work as original (plagiarism). The reporting instructor sanctioned the student with a zero on the assignment.