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Friday, September 21, 2012

Creating A Culture Of Academic Integrity

Colin Diver, former president of Reed College, came to Here & Now studios in Boston to discuss his views on academic integrity. (Jesse Costa/Here & Now)

A recent cheating scandal at Harvard University got Colin Diver thinking — and writing, in the Boston Globe.

Diver, a former president of Reed College, writes in an opinion piece that to prevent cheating, schools shouldn’t focus on policing students.

Rather, they should create a culture of academic honor that holds students and faculty accountable to one another and decreases emphasis on grades.

Guest:

  • Colin Diver, former president of Reed College in Portland, Oregon

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