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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on Academic Responsibility records

Identifier: AC-0521

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Scope and Contents

The collection comprises records created by the Committee on Academic Responsibility at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1991 to 1992.


  • Creation: 1991 - 1992


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This collection is open.

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Historical Note

The Committee on Academic Responsibilty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was established to review community values in connection with the conduct of academic research, to review MIT policies and procdures in connection with research in view of community values, and to suggest innovative educational programs related to the conduct of academic research. (MIT News Office, September 11, 1991 release)

The committee was composed of faculty Sheila Widnall (chair), Morris Halle, Jerome I. Friedman, Richard Mulligan, and Gerald N. Wogan.


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  • Fostering academic integrity: report of the Committee on Academic Responsibility, MIT, 1992.

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  • 2021 December 3: Edited by Lana Mason for compliance with DACS single-level optimum requirements.

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