After 2 years studying honor systems nationwide, students adopt a detailed constitution that includes bylaws and outlines a comprehensive "hearing and trial" procedure. Proposals to overhaul the constitution in 1980 and 1993 fail, although several amendments and important changes occur in ensuing years.

1955: Honor Council introduces a Freshman Honor System Exam to make sure all students understand the system.

1965: Honor Council introduces a formal appeals process.

1968: Graduate students begin to operate under the Honor System.

1974: Impartial Ombudsman introduced to ensure fairness during Honor Council investigations and procedures.

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