Nobody Fails at Scripps has met extraordinary need during the pandemic. What comes next?

Students organizing as Nobody Fails at Scripps continue to raise thousands of dollars to support students. What’s next for an organization borne of pandemic-related protest?

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Pitzer Student Senate endorses opt-in pass/no credit grading for fall 2020

Pitzer Student Senate passed a resolution Nov. 1 endorsing a proposed opt-in pass/no credit grading policy for the fall 2020 semester, citing potential inequalities in students’ online learning environments. 

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Scripps switches to default pass/no record grading, keeps letter grade option

Scripps faculty voted to make pass/no record grading the default for spring 2020, but maintained a letter grade option.

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Pitzer switches to universal pass/no record grading, passes to count as As for GPA

Pitzer faculty voted Wednesday to move to a universal pass/no record policy that makes passed classes equivalent to As for students’ GPAs.

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Scripps admin would ask trustees to veto universal A policy if passed, president warns

Scripps administrators warned they’d ask the Board of Trustees to overrule a universal A policy if the faculty passes it Thursday.

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Pomona College adopts universal pass/no record/incomplete grading policy

Pomona faculty voted to adopt universal pass/“no record pandemic” grading for spring 2020, the only one of the 5Cs to eliminate letter grades.

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Pomona delays decision on grading policy, votes down A/no record/incomplete option

Pomona faculty voted down an A/no record/incomplete coronavirus grading policy, but otherwise failed to come to a consensus on a new policy.

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