College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Associate Dean (Student Conduct)

The Associate Dean (Student Conduct) is responsible for leading the College response to accusations of all academic misconduct including plagiarism /collusion/cheating among the College's student population, both undergraduate and postgraduate.

The Associate Dean (Student Conduct) is a part-time appointment (0.2 FTE). The Associate Dean also has the title of College Academic Misconduct Officer and with his counterparts in the other two Colleges works with colleagues in Old College to ensure uniformity of treatment of students and appropriate developments in University Policy to assist students to be guided in how to avoid plagiarism.

The Associate Dean will also be called on to lead the investigation into some of the stage 2 complaints made by students in the College, on behalf of the Head of College.

The Associate Deans all play a key part in communicating College policy to Schools, and in feeding views upwards to the College staff or committees. The planning and development of College strategy and policy will be by the Director of Academic and Student Administration and the Deans; the Associate Deans will play a key role in implementing policy, their work being coordinated by the Director of Academic and Student Administration. Formal professional line management of the Associate Deans will be provided by the Deputy Head of College which will in particular cover advice about career development based on the administrative/management roles; day to day line management will be provided by the Director of Academic and Student Administration.

May 2013