2.  Is there much cheating at Elon?

Answer:  Below are statistics for honor code violations for the past five years.  While these numbers are not excessively high, the numbers continue to grow each year.  During 2002-03, Elon will participate in a national Academic Integrity assessment sponsored by the Center for Academic Integrity.

1.  Number of Incident Reports filed against students
          1997-98         8
          1998-99       26
          1999-00       29
          2000-01       23
          2001-02       37

2.  Number of Students investigated in reports (each report may contain multiple students)
          1997-98        10
          1998-99        38
          1999-00        43
          2000-01        38
          2001-02        53

3.  Number of students charged with honor  code violations
          1997-98         7
          1998-99        26
          1999-00        18
          2000-01        34
          2001-02        37

4.  Number of cases going to the judicial board for honor hearings
          1997-98        0
          1998-99        2
          1999-00        2
          2000-01        8
          2001-02        8

Number of charges (includes multiple charges per person where they apply)

1.  Charges of Plagiarism
        1999-00     28
        2000-01     14
        2001-02     29

2.  Charges of Cheating
        1999-00     12
        2000-01     19
        2001-02     25

3.  Charges of facilitating academic dishonesty (helping others cheat)
        1999-00      4
        2000-01     13
        2001-02      0

4.  Charges of Lying
        1999-00      1
        2000-01      5
        2001-02      1

5.  Charges of  Stealing/Vandalism
        1999-00      1
        2000-01      2
        2001-02      1