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Academic Honesty Liaison

The academic honesty liaisons provide educational outreach to the Arts, Sciences & Engineering (AS&E) community, make policy recommendations to AS&E’s governing bodies and administrators, and offer confidential counseling to students and faculty about how the academic honesty process works.

For students, the honesty liaisons are the best first point of contact for confidential advising on:

  • How the academic honesty process works/what to expect
  • What the policy says about their responsibility as a student
  • What the policy says about their instructors’ responsibilities
  • How to draft case file, hearing, and/or appeals statements
  • How to educate and protect themselves from future accusations
  • Questions such as, should I sign/accept an instructor resolution with penalty form or a warning letter if my instructor has offered one?

For faculty and staff, the honesty liaisons can provide confidential advising and help clarify topics such as:

  • What the academic honesty policy says about their responsibilities
  • Whether a penalty they are considering offering aligns with the policy
  • What to do and how to talk with students they suspect of having violated the policy
  • How to administer honor pledges in their exams or assignments, develop course-specific honesty guidelines, design assignments to encourage honest, independent completion of work; and so on


Greer Murphy, EdD, Director of Academic Honesty
(585) 276-8334

Emma Rarich, MA, Assistant Director of Academic Honesty
(585) 275-0680

To schedule an appointment, please visit:

Board on Academic Honesty

The College Board on Academic Honesty consists of a chair, at least eleven faculty members, at least eleven undergraduate students, and at least two graduate students.

Academic Honesty Board Secretary

The secretary to the Board on Academic Honesty provides administrative support to the board by scheduling hearings, providing access to case files, administering post-violation Academic Honesty Tutorials and the Academic Integrity Seminar, communicating with the registrar’s office, and maintaining the database of past cases.

For students, the secretary to the Board on Academic Honesty is a good first point of contact for questions about:

  • When your hearing date will be scheduled/how hearings work
  • When/how you can make an appointment to see your case file
  • How to submit a written response for inclusion in your case file
  • When your case is adjudicated/when the outcome is available
  • How to complete a tutorial/get the C-hold on your transcript released
  • When/how instructors know to replace an “N” grade on your transcript
  • You have witnessed an act of academic dishonesty and want to report it

Board Secretary

Lark Farlee
(585) 276-3350

Academic Honesty Board Chair

The chair of the Board on Academic Honesty oversees the administration of the board, reviews all cases that are submitted to ensure they comply with the policy, and can require changes to submitted cases that do not fully comply. The chair gives guidance to instructors on appropriate penalties for instructor resolution processes.

Board Chair

Paulo Barelli, Professor of Economics
(585) 275-8075

Confidential Reporting

For non-mandated reporters, the board accepts confidential but not anonymous reports about academic honesty in AS&E. The reporter can request that their name be kept confidential. These reports go directly to the chair of the Board on Academic Honesty. Reporters can contact the board chair in four ways: email, phone, intercampus mail, or secure online form.

Board Chair

Paulo Barelli, Associate Professor of Economics
(585) 275-8075

Send a letter via any campus mail drop to:
Paulo Barelli
Department of Economics
RC Box 270156

Secure online report form:
Academic Honesty Concern Report