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.
Scripps administrators warned they’d ask the Board of Trustees to overrule a universal A policy if the faculty passes it Thursday.
Pomona faculty voted to adopt universal pass/“no record pandemic” grading for spring 2020, the only one of the 5Cs to eliminate letter grades.
The 5Cs’ delays in announcing grading policies add more stress to students’ already-heavy burdens, TSL’s Editorial Board writes.
Pomona faculty voted down an A/no record/incomplete coronavirus grading policy, but otherwise failed to come to a consensus on a new policy.
Scripps College students will have until May 6 to opt into pass/fail grading under a policy prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.