Ahead of a meeting Wednesday to address faculty’s objections to Pomona College’s recent decision to furlough staff members, the Faculty Executive Committee released a statement denouncing the college’s decision.
Scripps faculty voted to make pass/no record grading the default for spring 2020, but maintained a letter grade option.
Scripps administrators warned they’d ask the Board of Trustees to overrule a universal A policy if the faculty passes it Thursday.
Pomona barred students and reporters from a faculty meeting to decide coronavirus grading policy. This is unacceptable.
Relationships between students and faculty/staff at Pomona College are currently permitted under certain conditions. But they may not be come 2020, as the school plans to review and possibly change the policy.