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U.Va. students approve revision of honor system

Monday - 3/4/2013, 10:01am  ET

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The University of Virginia's honor system is undergoing a change.

WVIR-TV (http://bit.ly/YkAQL1 ) reports that students approved a proposal that allows students accused of an honor violation to avoid expulsion if they confess. Students who admit guilt would be suspended for a year.

Students rejected another proposal that would have eliminated juries of random students. It would have established a permanent, trained jury of students.

The honor system prohibits students from lying, cheating or stealing.

Voting on the proposed changes was held last week.

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Information from: WVIR-TV, http://www.nbc29.com/


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