Promoting Academic Integrity

Thursday, June 18, 2020
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM


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The webinar starts at 1:15 p.m. and we kindly request participants to enter the webinar at least 15 minutes prior to the start time and no later than 1:20 p.m.

Promoting Academic Integrity is a webinar ONLY – please do not come to the CTE offices. 


As the university shifts to remote teaching, it is important to create and maintain an online environment of integrity. Faculty, administrators, and students all play a role in maintaining an ethical campus community. This webinar will explore trends in the online classroom, and tools and best practices to promote academic integrity in the creation and implementation of final assessments.


This workshop is a required session for a certificate of completion in Fostering Proactive Learning Environments.



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Erin Kitchell
Director of Academic Integrity
Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity 

Erin Kitchell is the Director of Academic Integrity in the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity at the University of South Carolina. Erin has worked at USC professionally for seven years, serving in several roles in the Office of Student Conduct, most recently as Director. Erin works with faculty, staff and students to develop a culture of integrity through outreach prevention, education and upholding the Honor Code through the academic integrity process. Additionally, Erin teaches a section of University 101.


Margaret Finch
Assistant Director
Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity

Margaret Finch is the Assistant Director for Student Conduct and Academic Integrity in the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity at USofC. Finch has worked at UofSC professionally for four years. Prior to her time at UofSC, Finch served as the graduate assistant in Student Advocacy and Accountability at Louisiana State University. As a coordinator, she works closely with faculty members to develop proactive academic integrity strategies, facilitates academic integrity presentations to both students, faculty and staff and adjudicates academic misconduct cases. Additionally, she teaches a section of University 101.