Council on Student Conduct Expectations and Accountability
The Council on Student Conduct Expectations and Accountability (formerly the "Conference on Conduct Governance" or "CCG") is a standing committee of the Urbana-Champaign Senate composed of faculty members, administrators, and students. Its responsibilities are outlined in the Senate Bylaws, which provide in relevant part:
The Council is a committee of the Senate. Regarding policies governing student conduct expectations and accountability, the Council shall:
- Periodically review, report, and make recommendations for changes to the conduct governance system, including policies, procedures, and practices that align with best practices;
- Develop and recommend to the Chancellor policies on student affairs (Statutes, Article XI, Section 1.a);
- Review proposed revisions to the policies and transmit to the Chancellor its approval, disapproval, or further proposed revisions;
- Refer any policies on academic matters, including requirements for degrees and standards of academic performance, to the Senate Committee on Educational Policy, except that the Council shall have jurisdiction over academic misconduct such as cheating, falsification, fabrication, plagiarism, or destruction of educational materials or resources;
- Meet annually with the Senate Committee on Student Discipline to review the implementation of the policies; and
- File notice of all proposed revisions to the policies with the Office of the Dean of Students and with the Clerk of the Senate.
- Coordination of Duties with the Office of the Dean of Students
The Council shall request the assistance of the Office of the Dean of Students to coordinate the following duties:
- Provide administrative support to the Council;
- Notify the Council of any federal, state, or local mandates regarding student conduct expectations and accountability;
- Serve as a repository for revisions to the policies governing student conduct expectations and accountability that may include reference to student policies outside the jurisdiction of the Council; and
- Publish and disseminate the policies governing student conduct expectations and accountability (historically referenced as the Student Code) to the University community by August 1 of each year in a convenient form as determined by the Council.
The Council shall consist of:
- Six faculty members, of whom one shall be designated chair by the Senate;
- Seven student members, four undergraduates, three graduate or professional students;
- Four campus administrative officers chosen with due regard for appropriate areas of concern and in consultation with the Chancellor or the Chancellor's designee;
- One member of the Senate Committee on Educational Policy, selected by that Committee (ex officio);
- One member of the Council of Undergraduate Deans (ex officio), selected by that Council;
- One designee of the Dean of the Graduate College (ex officio); and
- The Dean of Students or the Dean's designee (ex officio).