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Grades and Grading Systems

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Title Date Summary
51 Greek fall grade report--fall 1997
Northern Iowan 94:39, p.2
2/24/1998 Grade point averages of students in the Greek system.
52 Access UNI no longer inaccessible
Deibler--Molly (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 94:29, p.1
1/16/1998 Many students encountered problems when trying to view their grades on the Web via UNI's new Access UNI system; photo.
53 Electronic report cards latest change in grading
Northern Iowan 94:29, p.11
1/16/1998 The grading system at UNI has changed from percentage marks to a letter system through the years.
54 Access UNI makes grade cards obsolete
Deibler--Molly (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 94:26, p.4
12/5/1997 Grades will be available by computer at end of this semester; photo.
55 Grades can't fill resume by themselves
Jewell--Chad M. (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 94:24, p.6
11/21/1997 Believes students need to participate in activities outside the classroom.
56 Untitled
Northern Iowan 93:4, p.11
9/13/1996 Student goes back to school seeking to improve his grades.
57 A's come too easy
Northern Iowan 92:13, p.10
10/10/1995 Proposes new grading scale.
58 Program, personnel, and other changes
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.50
7/1/1995 President Latham determines the appropriate role for extension and consultant service; alters and strengthens curriculum; considers graduate study; student voice anti-war sentiments; photo.
59 The evolution of the institution
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.212
7/1/1995 Establishing the PDL system; defeat of an honor system; the theft and cheating ring; coordination with the other Regents universities; the change from ISTC to SCI and then to UNI; the organization of the colleges; photo.
60 The impact of World War II
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.111
7/1/1995 President Price manages the college during the War; effects of the WAVES and the Army Air Corps; the effects of the returning veterans; photo.
61 Goal of teachers should be success for students
Northern Edition 3:11, p.3
4/5/1995 Views on high grades as they relate to what is learned.
62 Motion defeated to change definition of letter grades
Northern Edition 3:9, p.5
3/15/1995 Attempt to match definition of grades more closely with actual practice fails in Faculty Senate.
63 Faculty Senate rejects new definition of letter grades
Northern Iowan 91:39, p.2
2/17/1995 Rejects change from A (excellent), B (above average), C (average), D (below average) to B (good), C (fair), and D (poor).
64 Grade inflation divides UNI community
Mantsch--Jo Ann
Northern Iowan 90:60, p.1
6/17/1994 Officials assess reasons for rise in grade point averages in recent years; graph shows averages over last twenty-five years.
65 Grade inflation should not be an issue at UNI
Northern Iowan 90:60, p.3
6/17/1994 Does not believe that grade inflation is a problem.
66 Committee debates a UNI grade 'forgiveness' policy
Fiderlein--Brian J. (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 90:55, p.1
4/26/1994 Consider policy which would lessen effects of early grades for those who come back to school after a period of years.
67 Don't let grades control you
Den Adel--Kassia
Northern Iowan 90:35, p.7
2/8/1994 Grades are guideline, not life line.
68 Faculty Senate investigates grade inflation
Northern Iowan 89:52, p.1
4/13/1993 Senate considers reasons for rising GPAs including better students, higher expectations, and external factors.
69 GPA's small part of big picture
Northern Iowan 89:41, p.3
2/23/1993 Outlines views on grades.
70 Say "Thanks" to ed majors for GPA's
Northern Iowan 89:41, p.3
2/23/1993 Ironic viewpoint on education students' grades.
71 Ed majors speak out for GPA's
Kane--Mary (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 89:39, p.2
2/16/1993 Outlines possible reasons why grades of education students are higher than those of business students.
72 Wrong to compare curricula
Heaney--Michael T. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 89:39, p.2
2/16/1993 Believes that each curriculum has its own demands.
73 Education majors upset
Northern Iowan 89:37, p.2
2/9/1993 Believes education majors should be praised for hard work.
74 Colleges differ greatly within UNI
McCombs--Mark D. (Class of 1991 and 1993)
Northern Iowan 89:36, p.2
2/5/1993 Student believe that CBA teachers expect more from students that do COE teachers.
75 High GPA's foster charges of "easy curriculum" in education department; is there an "easy" field of study at Northern Iowa?
Northern Iowan 89:33, p.1
1/26/1993 Administrators speculate on reasons for high grades in education and low grades in business.
76 Good grades are one example of a suicide victim's cover-up; 2.8 GPA is the average of those in school
Northern Iowan 88:22, p.7
11/15/1991 It is difficult to predict who will commit suicide.
77 Rider Hall boasts drastic jump in overall grade point average
Northern Iowan 88:14, p.6
10/18/1991 Hall coordinator outlines possible reasons for change.
78 Residents of University of Northern Iowa's Rider Hall show large increase in grade point average
Public Relations News Release 1991:123, p.1
10/7/1991 The grade point average of Rider Hall has risen .22 to a 2.7 in the last five years.
79 Institutional growth and program expansion to 1890
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.107
7/1/1990 Enrollment grows; the Board outlines its authority more clearly; difficulties with the Boarding Department and physical facilities; photo.
80 'Are we really supposed to get something out of someone babbling at us for two hours?'
Northern Iowan 85:65, p.7
7/28/1989 Has some questions about education.
81 Grade posting enforced policy at university
Northern Iowan 85:16, p.5
10/21/1988 Phil Patton talks about appropriate ways to post grades.
82 Undergrad GPA lower at UI, ISU
Northern Iowan 85:7, p.9
9/20/1988 UNI GPA is about .1 higher.
83 Senate defeats GPA amendment
Northern Iowan 84:60, p.3
6/10/1988 Oren Griffin resigns; Mary Arndt appointed in his place.
84 Greek leaders support new GPA requirement
Northern Iowan 84:59, p.2
5/6/1988 Supports minimum GPA for UNISA senators and officers.
85 UNISA debates entertainment fund
Smith--Michael Joseph (Classes of 1986 and 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:57, p.3
4/29/1988 Also considers minimum GPA for senators and officers.
86 Senate members must be academically responsible
Northern Iowan 84:44, p.2
3/8/1988 Supports minimum GPA for those involved in student government.
87 UNISA debates GPA bill
Northern Iowan 84:43, p.5
3/4/1988 Debate minimum 2.0 GPA requirement for senators and officers.
88 UNISA sends GPA bill back to committee
Northern Iowan 84:40, p.9
2/23/1988 Considering bill requiring a minimum 2.0 GPA for senators and officers.
89 Academic requirements for athletes same as student body
Northern Iowan 84:39, p.13
2/19/1988 NCAA has ruled that grading for athletes must be the same as for the rest of the student body.
90 Errant pencils make grading tests a tougher job for ACS
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:59, p.14
5/8/1987 Jim Wolf talks about test scoring services; photo.
91 Certification requirements stiffened
Moss--Patty (Student--1984-1986)
Northern Iowan 82:41, p.9
3/7/1986 UNI Faculty Senate to vote on a proposal that would stiffen teacher certification requirements; would require students to have a 2.4 GPA in their major and minor and not just overall.
92 Students lose aid due to lack of progress
Northern Iowan 82:37, p.5
2/21/1986 Bad grades cause students to lose financial aid.
93 Waiting for a computer?
Kraft--Julie Ann
Northern Iowan 81:49, p.3
4/12/1985 Speaks about the difficulties of having only 30 computers for 600 students; also does not like department's grading scales.
94 UNI grade points compare favorably with ISU, Iowa
Alumnus 68:2, p.7
7/1/1984 UNI GPA was 2.71 in fall 1983; 2.70 at Iowa; 2.61 at ISU.
95 What's Up
Northern Iowan 80:25, p.6
12/2/1983 Meetings and activities; Iowa Archaeological Society.
96 Grade points analyzed
Northern Iowan 80:9, p.4
9/27/1983 Professor Nijim notes great disparity in grades between colleges; believes the difference should be matter of discussion.
97 GPA trend shown
Riedesel--Miles E. (Class of 1983)
Northern Iowan 79:1, p.3
8/27/1982 GPAs from the three Regents universities, 1960-1981.
98 UNI women average higher grades than men
Wagner--JoAnne Zoller
Northern Iowan 78:54, p.8
5/4/1982 Graph of grade averages over last ten years.
99 Final EOP performance evaluation completed
Schares--Allen Thomas (Class of 1979; Broadcasting
Northern Iowan 78:53, p.1
4/30/1982 Evaluation team working on report; should be reported to Faculty Senate in May; Tom Remington elected Senate chair; Fred Hallberg is vice chair; establish graduate student grievance procedures; establish deadlines for grades to be turned in.
100 Comments on 'grade inflation'
Smith--Miriam B. (Speech Faculty)
Northern Iowan 78:26, p.2
12/11/1981 Professor Smith expresses anger with inflated grading around campus.


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