To the University Community

The two documents that follow are scheduled for discussion at the University Council on Wednesday, September 20, 1995. Council meets in McClelland Lounge, The Quad, from 4 to 6 p.m., and is open to observers who register their interest in advance with the Office of the Secretary, 898-7005.

These texts appeared For Comment as an on-line Almanac Preprint and in an Almanac Supplement September 19, 1995. Comment from readers of the electronic version is also welcome by October 6, 1995, by campus mail to the Office of the Provost, 110 College Hall/6303, or by e-mail to the Office of the Secretary, via


Proposed Charter of the University of Pennsylvania Student Disciplinary System and Proposed Code of Academic Integrity

Over the past two years, there has been an extensive examination and discussion of the University's Student Disciplinary System, the Student Code of Conduct and the Code of Academic Integrity. While the Student Code of Conduct was adopted last year, adoption of the Code of Academic Integrity was delayed until the disciplinary system for handling alleged violations of the Code were developed. (It should be noted, however, that all violations of the Code of Academic Integrity are also violations of the University's Code of Student Conduct.)

The proposed Student Disciplinary System that follows is based on the outline discussed and presented for comment last spring. As in earlier versions it: