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Ethics Week confronts the issue of AI in higher ed

As artificial intelligence gains in popularity, important questions arise about the benefits—and drawbacks—of its use in higher education. Ethics Week, taking place March 13-15, will bring together experts from across campus and the broader community to weigh in on the topic. Students, staff, faculty and community members are all welcome at the planned events.

What Do Ethics in the Academic World Mean to You?

Monday, March 13
Hinckley Institute of Politics/Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building

Stop by the Hinckley Institute or David Eccles School of Business to enjoy a treat and share your thoughts on ethics in academia.

"Ethics and Transparency in a Business Setting"

Tuesday, March 14 | 12-1 p.m.
Child Hall, SFEBB 7th floor

Join Farzad Mohebbi, president and founder of Papa Pita, to hear an entrepreneur’s perspectives on academic misconduct. Pizza will be served.

"Academic Misconduct, Chat GPT and the Future of Higher Education"

Wednesday, March 15 | 12-1 p.m.
GARFF Auditorium

Join a panel of campus experts for a discussion on how artificial intelligence is impacting higher education—in both positive and negative ways. Dr. Mitzi Montoya, senior vice president for academic affairs, will introduce the panel.


  • T. Chase Hagood, senior associate vice president for academic affairs
  • Karen Paisley, assistant vice president for academic affairs
  • Jason Ramirez, dean of students
  • Robert Payne, associate general counsel

Pizza will be served.

Ethics Week is sponsored by the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative, the Hinckley Institute of Politics, the David Eccles School of Business and the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute.