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Academic Integrity

West Virginia University has an Office of Academic Integrity. The Office deals with allegations of research misconduct including plagiarism, falsification and fabrication of research materials. You may review the Research Misconduct Policy by following the link below. 

All employees of the University are responsible for reporting any information which they may have concerning violations of this Policy. If you believe that you have information concerning a violation of this Policy on any of the campuses of West Virginia University, you should report that information to the Research Integrity Officer. If you are not sure whether the matter which concerns you is a violation of the Policy, you may consult with the Research Integrity Officer before filing an official complaint. 

Marjorie Anne McDiarmid 
Research Integrity Officer West Virginia University
PO Box 6130 Morgantown, WV 26506 | mmcdiarm@wvu.edu | (304) 293-6821 | Fax: (304) 293-8102

All University employees engaged in research are responsible for adhering to standards of research integrity. If you would like training on the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), please go to the following site for CITI online RCR training or call the ORIC if you would like to schedule a presentation to your students, faculty, or staff. 

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