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UVA Students Approve Revision Of Honor System

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The University of Virginia's honor system is undergoing a change.

WVIR-TV reports that students approved a proposal that allows students accused of an honor violation to avoid expulsion if they confess. Students who admit guilt would be suspended for a year.

Students rejected another proposal that would have eliminated juries of random students. It would have established a permanent, trained jury of students.

The honor system prohibits students from lying, cheating or stealing.

 Voting on the proposed changes was held last week.

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