Amanda McKenzie

Director, Quality Assurance (Academic Programs)

As Director, Quality Assurance (Academic Programs), Amanda McKenzie oversees both quality assurance and academic integrity at Waterloo.

Academic integrity is intricately tied to ensuring quality assurance and is part of both the University Undergraduate Degree Level Expectations (UUDLES) and Graduate Degree Level Expectations (GDLES) set out by the  Ontario Universities Council on Quality Assurance (the Quality Council).

McKenzie is active with the Academic Integrity Council of Ontario (AICO) She also has involvment with the International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) McKenzie serves as a representative & co-founder of ICAI Canadian Regional Consortium (ICAI Canada), and is also an Officer and Board Member of the International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) In addition, she has published in the field of academic integrity, serves on the editorial team for the Canadian Perspectives on Academic Integrity journal and is frequently asked to speak on the topic at events around the world. 

Erin Nearing

Academic Integrity Coordinator

As Academic Integrity Coordinator, Erin promotes and educates students, faculty, and staff on the importance of academic integrity at the University of Waterloo. Erin works with various faculties, extra-curricular associations, and academic support units to ensure everyone has access to the necessary information and resources they need to make integrity-aligned decisions. 

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