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Academic Integrity Council

The Academic Integrity Council is charged with monitoring developments in academic integrity standards and practices in order to advance related processes in an equitable and transparent manner at Northwestern. In addition to advising the Provost on issues related to academic integrity, the committee reviews associated policy, procedures and resources for students, faculty and administrators. 

Specifically, council members: 

  • Advise on the development of University materials related to academic integrity 
  • Provide input on procedures for applying University academic integrity policy 
  • Examine and share data on academic integrity at Northwestern 
  • Attend council meetings to advance the work above and discuss trends and cases 

Committee Members

  • Miriam Sherin (chair), Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education, Office of the Provost
  • Babak Bakhtiari, Associate General Counsel, Office of General Counsel
  • Lori Barcliff Baptista, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Program & Advising, School of Communication
  • Eddy Borges-Rey, Academic Integrity Committee Chair, Northwestern in Qatar
  • Wesley Burghardt, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science
  • Jaci Casazza, University Registrar, Office of the Registrar
  • Ricardo Court, Assistant Dean (Academic), Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
  • Desiree Hanford, Director of Academic Integrity and Appeals, Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Linda Jacobs, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs, Bienen School of Music
  • Soo La Kim, Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs, School of Professional Studies
  • Fran Langewisch, Assistant Dean and Director of Student Life, Kellogg School of Management
  • Ward Lavino, Assistant Dean for Professional Education Programs, McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science
  • Susan Olson, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, School of Education and Social Policy
  • Susan Spies Roth, Associate Dean of Students, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Sandra Sanguino, Dean of Students for Student Programs & Career Development, Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Susan Wesner, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, School of Professional Studies
  • Gayle Woloschak, Associate Dean for Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Affairs, The Graduate School
  • Brad Zakarin (staff), Director of Academic Initiatives, Office of the Provost