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The Blue & Gray Press | February 22, 2019

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Honor Council

UMW Honor Council sees uptick in reported violations

December 6, 2018 |

Staff Writer
Honor Code violations have been on the rise in recent years, according to new data from the Honor Council. Read More

Attic of Lee Hall, used for student leadership offices, poses health risks

September 22, 2016 |


For four years, members of the Honor Council and Judicial Review Board have had to tolerate the unsafe conditions of their offices in the attic of Lee Hall. The ceilings of the office are unfinished and covered with foam insulation, which is known to be hazardous to a person’s health. For that reason, attics are primarily used as storage space, but this is not the case in Lee Hall where the attic has been turned into a makeshift office for students.Read More

Honor Council to rewrite Honor Code, change policies on smaller offenses

March 31, 2016 |


The Honor Council, the body that enforces the Honor Code at the University of Mary Washington, is in the process of rewriting the school’s honor practices. Currently, all alleged honor violations are treated in the same way, regardless of the severity. The council wants to develop a tiered structure, in which smaller infractions will be dealt with differently.Read More

Honor Council plans amendment for its policies

February 11, 2016 |


University of Mary Washington’s Honor Council looks to amend the entire honor code after an honor council congregation earlier this week. The Eagle assembly plans to restructure the entire honor system in order to benefit both the honor council and the student body by making decisions and disciplinary actions more straightforward.Read More

Honor week spotlights gold medal swimmer

September 12, 2013 |

To highlight a week of honor at the University of Mary Washington, the school reached out to Olympic swimmer Jeff Rouse to remind us all about integrity, honor and the role that people play as role models. Read More

Honor council and Giant team up for spring concerts

April 25, 2013 |

What is the best way to relax before the rush of finals? Everyone has a different theory, but for the past two weeks, the University of Mary Washington Honor Council and Giant Productions created an environment to help with the process.Read More

BOV Introduces New Staff Members

April 26, 2012 |

The University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors (BOV) met with student leaders last Friday April 20 to discuss student affairs and recognize student achievement.

The BOV heard from the leaders of the Honor Council and Student Government (SGA) as … Read More

JRB to Increase Presence Among Student Body

April 11, 2012 |

The Judicial Review Board is hosting a number of events over the coming weeks in an effort to increase their on-campus visibility and promote student awareness.

“We have been trying to be more active on campus in order to increase … Read More

Student Indignation a National Phenomenon

January 26, 2011 |

Campuses nationwide have seen a growing number of students lash out at police following arrests.

In October, after the Bullet reported on the arrests of 14 current and one former student in an ongoing drug investigation led by city police, … Read More

‘Conflicting Results’ Mar Class Council Election

March 31, 2010 |


Students campaigning for Mary Washington Honor Council, Judicial Review Board and Class Council ran from the UMW bell tower to Lee Hall last week, carrying spray-painted bed sheets to promote themselves for the 2010-2011 elections on March … Read More

Election Contested; Payne Wins Recount

April 9, 2009 |


Sarah Payne won the re-election for Honor Council president yesterday, defeating the previously announced winner, James Martin, by 63 votes. The election was reheld due to Payne’s contestation of the original March 26 results.

“You … Read More

Honor Council Gets Advisor

February 8, 2007 |


Dr. Bernard Chirico, vice president for student affairs and dean of students, was selected as the University’s advisor to the Honor Council in September. The position was created when President Frawley and the Board of Visitors delegated … Read More