Tuesday, in Old Cabell Hall, the Honor Committee hosted a roundtable: There were two students, University President Teresa Sullivan, Dean of Students Allen Groves and two members of the faculty.
Rector Helen Dragas should still resign, of course, or the General Assembly should deny her reappointment when able to do so in January. But even without her the issues would still remain.
Too often, college officials talk about having to compete with peer institutions; instead, they should learn from each other so our mistakes won't be repeated.
Students know that turning an essay in late and with errors can cost them. The mistakes are magnified when they occur in a University's apologia to preserve accreditation. We hope SACS will grade kindly.