The University is committed to excellence and innovation in teaching and scholarship. The University encourages academic scholarship resulting in papers, publications, and presentations and respects student ownership in these areas. Students own materials developed within the scope of course work.
The University complies with the copyright law of the United States, which prohibits the making or reproduction of copyrighted material except under certain specified conditions. Acts of copyright infringement include, but are not limited to, misusing copyrighted material in coursework and misusing material for which the institution owns the copyright (i.e., website materials, course materials, publications, etc.)