The 5Cs have adopted various policies to accommodate faculty with familial caregiving responsibilities during the coronavirus pandemic, including making adjustments to requirements for the tenure process and allowing more flexibility in teaching schedules.
Many school-aged children of faculty and staff are learning remotely. Now they can have a fun time with 5C student athletes.
Pomona College became the first of the 5Cs to prohibit all relationships between faculty and students when the college’s board of trustees approved a new policy in May.
Scripps faculty voted to make pass/no record grading the default for spring 2020, but maintained a letter grade option.
Pitzer faculty voted Wednesday to move to a universal pass/no record policy that makes passed classes equivalent to As for students’ GPAs.
In response to COVID-19 related costs, Scripps College and Harvey Mudd College have frozen hiring for new and vacant positions.
Pomona faculty voted to adopt universal pass/“no record pandemic” grading for spring 2020, the only one of the 5Cs to eliminate letter grades.
Pomona barred students and reporters from a faculty meeting to decide coronavirus grading policy. This is unacceptable.
With one week of remote classes under their belts, 5C professors and students are coming to terms with the ups and downs of online instruction.
Pomona College economics professor Fernando Lozano will serve as co-chair of California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new Council of Economic Advisors.