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Kathy Wirtanen
Administrative, Facility
& Conference Assistant

P:  (540) 464-7361
F: (540) 464-7396

Center for Leadership & Ethics
VMI, Marshall Hall
500 Anderson Drive
Lexington, VA  24450

Program Agenda

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Sunday, 3 March

 
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Summit for University Honor Council Representatives (by invitation only)

Monday, 4 March 

 
8:30 am – 9:15 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 am – 10:30 am

Opening Session
Welcoming Remarks
Posting of the Colors and National Anthem

  • General J. H. Binford Peay III, U.S. Army (Retired), Superintendent, VMI

Deciding Your Story  

  • Martin Smith, producer, The Untouchables, PBS FRONTLINE
 
10:35 am – 10:45 am

Vignette #1: Caught in the act, or not?  

10:50 am – 11: 35 am Break into Small Discussion Groups
11:40 am – 11:55 am Reflections on Vignette – 3 schools
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Buffet Lunch

1:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Vignette #2: What's next? 

1:20 pm – 2:05 pm Break into Small Discussion Groups
2:10 pm – 2:25 pm Reflections on Vignette – 3 schools
2:25 pm – 2:35 pm Selection of jury - members to be chosen at random from attendees
2:40 pm – 3:10 pm 

Vignette #3: Mock trial, or not? 

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm Break into Small Discussion Groups
4:05 pm – 4:20 pm Reflections on Vignette – 3 schools
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Snapshot of Honor Codes   

5:30 pm Dinner on your own
7:30 pm Evening Bonus Discussion – Quibbling!
Led by VMI Honor Court

Tuesday, 5 March

 
8:00 am – 8:30 am  Continental Breakfast
8:30 am – 9:30 am 

Due Process, Consistency, and Accountability

  • Wendell C. Roberts, Staff Counsel, Virginia School Boards Association
  • Tom Slater, Past President, VMI Board of Visitors
  • Jake Belue, Esquire, Office of the Attorney General of Virginia
  • Kimber Latsha, Latsha Davis & McKenna, P.C.
 
9:45 am – 10:45 am 

Workshops Sessions - choose one of five 

  • Developing a Community of Trust
  • What is Honor? What is cheating?
  • Overview of Honor Systems and Honor Code Elements
  • Gathering Evidence and Due Process
  • Selecting a Jury and Modifying an Existing Honor System  
 
11:05 am – 12:05 pm    Unbreakable: The Dewey Bozella Story 
12:00 pm – 12:50 pm Lunch - discussion tables
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Workshops Sessions - choose one of five 

  • When Honor is not a Legacy
  • Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
  • Suspected Violations – Adjudication
  • Communicating with Parents
  • Roles and Limits of Professional Lawyers
 
1:15 pm – 3:15 pm

Workshops Sessions - choose one of five 

  • What is an Original Idea?
  • Unity of Purpose: Teachers, Administrators and Parents 
  • Community Education and Implementation 
  • Managing Process Integrity during High Profile Cases
  • Remediation
 
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Sportsmanship, Citizenship, and Ethics 

  • Ed Jurith, Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and Chairman of WADA’s Education Committee
 
4:00 pm Adjourn