It seems that every time a report of unethical behavior in educational institutions hits the news, there is a rush to appoint investigative task forces and subsequently a renewed interest in ethics policies and training. The last few years have seen grade fixing, cheating, academic misconduct, sexual harassment and assault, plagiarism, fraternity and sorority misconduct, resume padding, fraud and cover-ups, to name a few. Clearly, colleges and universities are not immune from the ethical challenges found throughout society. Yet to some, the responsibility to hold programs and employees to the highest standard is of great importance to the institution, and the wellbeing of students is of paramount concern to our work in the academic community.
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