Dartmouth apologizes, drops cheating charges against medical students

By: | June 11, 2021

The Geisel School of Medicine has dismissed all honor code charges against students accused of academic misconduct this winter, the dean said in an email message to the school community.

“I have apologized to the students for what they have been through and believe dismissal of the charges is the best path forward,” Geisel Dean Duane Compton wrote in his email.

The decision to dismiss the charges comes following a monthslong investigation that initially resulted in a Geisel committee recommending that three students be expelled and several others received lesser sanctions.

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