Academic Integrity Office

Academic Integrity Office

The Academic Integrity Office (AIO) will reimagine the university’s approach to academic ethics, with a focus on student-centered learning, mentorship, and restorative justice. The establishment of the AIO represents an opportunity for a transformational improvement toward the following key goals:

  • Provide student-centered education with an emphasis on ethical behavior and the principles of restorative justice.
  • Improve the student experience with a single point of contact and centralized case management for academic misconduct reports.
  • Engage students through peer mentoring opportunities.
  • Reduced workload for faculty and staff.
  • Establish best practices for faculty in promoting academic integrity in the classroom and technologies that proliferate instances of academic misconduct.
  • Build and grow partnerships on campus and systemwide.

Director of Academic Integrity

The Division of Undergraduate Education is proud to announce a nationwide search is underway for our campus' first Director of Academic Integrity. This position is the first step towards the formation of the AIO at UC Santa Cruz. Responsibilities include:

  • Establish and manage the Academic Integrity Office, hiring and managing staff, and serving as the key liaison for academic integrity matters at UC Santa Cruz.
  • Lead efforts to improve service to students and programs through enhanced technology, resource management, and budget oversight. 
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to assess program effectiveness, conduct annual evaluations, and adjust programs based on findings.
  • Serve as the principal advisor to the campus administration on matters of policy, legislation, and regulations related to academic integrity.
  • Provides leadership and vision for a broad spectrum of academic and co-curricular services to enhance academic integrity on campus.

To learn more about this position and to apply, please visit the job posting. The initial review date for the Director of Academic Integrity position was November 16, 2023. 

Meet the Candidates: Academic Integrity Director Finalists Visit UC Santa Cruz 1/22, 1/23 and 1/26

January 22nd, 23rd and 26th, the Division of Undergraduate Education will welcome three finalists for a newly created position, the Director of Academic Integrity. The transformative leader selected for this position will be the first step towards the formation of the Academic Integrity Office (AIO) at UC Santa Cruz. The AIO will reimagine the university’s approach to academic ethics, with a focus on student-centered learning, mentorship, and restorative justice.

During each candidate’s campus interview day, we will offer two talks with Q&A, one focuses on their Vision for Academic Integrity at UC Santa Cruz over the next 5 years, the other on the Challenges and Opportunities of Artificial Intelligence and Academic Integrity in Higher Education. All staff, faculty, and students are invited to attend virtually.

The schedule and zoom links for each session are available on this document as well as the names and resumes for each candidate.


For inquiries or questions, please reach out to Assistant Vice Provost and Chief of Staff Tracy Crick (

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