All of Section 4.1, setting out principles by which the Faculty guides the educational progress of students, is considered part of the Statutes.
Educational excellence in an academic community presupposes awareness of and respect both for institutional rights and duties and for individual liberties and responsibilities. The Institute has an obligation to fulfill its educational mission as effectively as its capacity and resources permit. Correspondingly, the Institute shall exercise its right to establish and maintain high academic standards and its authority to adopt and implement standards of orderly conduct which promote an atmosphere conducive to learning and meaningful individual development.
Admission and Acceptance
Maintaining Academic Honesty
Consult the Student Rules and Regulations published in the Institute’s General Catalog for additional related policies.
Free Inquiry, Expression, Peaceable Assembly
The mutual responsibility of the Institute and the Student or Student organization seeking free inquiry, expression, and peaceable assembly shall be to assure an opportunity for a reasoned approach to the resolving of issues by means of orderly procedures that insure respect for the rights of others.
The Institute shall require that in their public expressions Students have the responsibility to make clear that they speak only for themselves as individuals or as representatives of a student organization.
Involvement in Institutional Policy and Procedures
Institute regulations with respect to student conduct shall be determined by the Academic Faculty and President upon recommendations of the appropriate committees of the Academic Faculty. Students may initiate changes in rules and regulations governing them or initiate proceedings dealing with infringement of their rights, both individually and collectively.
Procedural rules established by the student judicial bodies of the Institute shall be subject to the approval of the Academic Faculty.