Scholarly Misconduct



Policy on Scholarly Misconduct

Purpose of Policy

The purpose of this policy is to establish procedures for filing, investigating, and appealing a report of scholarly misconduct.

Who Should Know this Policy

This policy shall apply to all Valdosta State University instructional faculty, research faculty, graduate student research assistants, graduate student teaching assistants, graduate student staff, undergraduate students employees in research or other scholarly activities, post doctoral fellows, post doctoral research associates, visiting faculty or staff, faculty or staff on sabbatical leave, adjunct faculty performing University work, and faculty or staff on leave without pay.  This policy applies to students only when acting in the course of their employment with Valdosta State University.

Related Documents

Date Policy First Issued

4 May 1999

Date Policy Last Revised

February 21, 2013

Issuing Office

Division of Academic Affairs

Responsible Officer

Director of Office of Sponsored Programs & Research Administration