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Pass/Fail Grading

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Title Date Summary
1 C/NC still out
Moravec--Jeff (Class of 1977)
Northern Iowan 72:19, p.1
11/4/1975 Faculty reaffirm decision to limit pass/fail; photo.
2 Comments on pass/no credit
Hearst--James Schell (Student--1918; English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 72:19, p.2
11/4/1975 James Hearst urges students to consider the point of view of employers in the pass/no credit issue.
3 Credit/No credit--issues
Northern Iowan 72:18, p.1
10/31/1975 Background and faculty and student opinions on the matter.
4 Problems are not Iowan's alone
Northern Iowan 72:18, p.2
10/31/1975 Students question the effectiveness of the moratorium.
5 Reconsideration shows interest
Northern Iowan 72:18, p.2
10/31/1975 The Northern Iowan staff hopes faculty will reconsider the earlier decision to eliminate credit/no credit.
6 Reconsiders credit/no credit; faculty meeting Monday
Le Beau--Carol
Northern Iowan 72:18, p.1
10/31/1975 After receiving a petition to reconsider, signed by the required number of faculty, Professor Crawford has called a meeting.
7 A note of caution . . .
Northern Iowan 72:16, p.2
10/24/1975 The moratorium and speakout were fine; now need to follow up.
8 Classes near normal; speakout successful; over thousand gather in Union
Moravec--Jeff (Class of 1977)
Northern Iowan 72:16, p.1
10/24/1975 Class attendance about normal; students and a few faculty speak and listen at speakout; consider pass/fail option, Dome, and residence hall problems; photo.
9 Commends faculty
Knapp--Michael M.
Northern Iowan 72:16, p.3
10/24/1975 Michael Knapp expresses his feelings towards professors who sought to inhibit student input on the matter of the pass/no credit by giving quizzes during the scheduled moratorium.
10 Iowan criticized
King--Otis J. (Classes of 1979 and 1983)
Northern Iowan 72:16, p.2
10/24/1975 O. J. King blames the Northern Iowan for their lack of coverage and student input for the faculty's decision to eliminate the pass/fail option for general education; NI responds.
11 Carol stands corrected
Northern Iowan 72:15, p.3
10/21/1975 Believes the C- grade option should have been tried before scrapping the pass/fail option for general education classes.
12 Moratorium schedule
Northern Iowan 72:15, p.1
10/21/1975 Class moratorium in protest of recent pass/fail policy decision; students will do service projects instead of attending class.
13 Viewpoint; Moratorium is visually symbolic . . . However . . .
Northern Iowan 72:15, p.2
10/21/1975 Does not believe that the class moratorium is organized or focussed well; students should go to class.
14 It's sheer boredom
Northern Iowan 72:14, p.3
10/17/1975 Believes students do not attend general education classes because they are boring.
15 Joe Uni says. . .
Jones--Mohamedu F. (Class of 1975)
Northern Iowan 72:14, p.3
10/17/1975 Upset with recent change in pass/fail policy; believe vote was invalid.
16 UNI not "diploma factory"
Cramer--William L.
Northern Iowan 72:13, p.2
10/14/1975 Believes faculty may have acted too hastily in the recent changes in the pass/fail policy.
17 Wishes for more "adult" responsibility
Northern Iowan 72:13, p.3
10/14/1975 Unhappy with recent change in pass/fail policy.
18 "Compromise" turns her stomach
Northern Iowan 72:12, p.2
10/10/1975 Believes students deserve some freedom of choice.
19 Campus ire
Dreier--William H. (Education Faculty)
Northern Iowan 72:12, p.3
10/10/1975 Professor Dreier believes students should have been consulted, evidence should have been produced to support action, and students deserve some options in their education.
20 Credit/no credit abolished
Moravec--Jeff (Class of 1977)
Northern Iowan 72:12, p.1
10/10/1975 Faculty Senate votes to eliminate the Pass/Fail option for general education courses.
21 Credit/No Credit abolished; decision stirs campus ire
Bowen--Robert (Class of 1982)
Northern Iowan 72:12, p.2
10/10/1975 Believes students have right to learn as much or as little as they wish; faculty have responsibility for making the experience worthwhile.
22 Is this jr. high?
Lawler--Darlene K. (Class of 1977)
Northern Iowan 72:12, p.2
10/10/1975 Believes faculty treated students like children.
23 Viewpoint; Eliminating Credit/NC grading not solution
Northern Iowan 72:12, p.2
10/10/1975 Believes faculty should be responsible for seeing that students do not slip through general education classes with a minimum of effort under the pass/fail option.
24 Why C- system not given chance/
Brenden--Ann E. (Class of 1978)
Northern Iowan 72:12, p.3
10/10/1975 Very disappointed with elimination of pass/fail option for general education courses.
25 Bothered by campus attitude
King--Otis J. (Classes of 1979 and 1983)
Northern Iowan 72:11, p.2
10/7/1975 Believes recent events have shown that the university does not place a high priority on serving students.
26 "Mature" student's opinion on grading
Northern Iowan 71:54, p.2
5/2/1975 Believes recent change in pass/fail option runs counter to good practice.
27 Grading overrides student priorities
Blake--Debra S. (Class of 1978)
Northern Iowan 71:52, p.2
4/25/1975 Questions faculty motives for changing pass/fail procedure.
28 Pass/fail may have future effects
Northern Iowan 71:52, p.3
29 Who should make educational policies?
Northern Iowan 71:51, p.2
4/22/1975 Unhappy that EPC and Faculty Senate made decision regarding pass/fail option.
30 Faculty Senate raises pass/no credit to C-
Northern Iowan 71:50, p.1
4/18/1975 Previous level had been D-.
31 P/NC change--not a good move
Northern Iowan 71:50, p.2
4/18/1975 Does not believe faculty made a strong enough case to change the passing grade level.
32 Present pass/no credit system retention favored
Northern Iowan 71:39, p.2
2/21/1975 EPC outlines four possible plans.
33 Pass/no credit modified? Students must decide now
Northern Iowan 71:21, p.3
11/12/1974 Presents brief history of grading option; believes the option may be modified in unfortunate ways.
34 Pass/no credit issue lingers . . .
Northern Iowan 71:8, p.2
9/27/1974 Supports action of Faculty Senate in sending issue to EPC for recommendations.
35 Pass/no credit discussed
Northern Iowan 71:7, p.1
9/24/1974 Student Senate committee will report to EPC that the passing grade should not be changed from D- to C-.
36 Continue pass/no credit
Gibbons--Steven M. (Class of 1973)
Northern Iowan 69:35, p.2
2/23/1973 Keep the plan as is; poor attendance may be just as much the faculty's fault as the student's.
37 Pass/no credit proposal goes before Faculty Senate
Freiberg--Karen (Class of 1974)
Northern Iowan 69:35, p.1
2/23/1973 Would further limit use of option; lack of interest in classwork and poor attendance cited.
38 Points of pass/no credit
Northern Iowan 69:35, p.3
2/23/1973 Keep the current plan at least until its effects are clear.
39 "Wide and very deep chasm"
Waldsten--Arne P. (Student--1972-1973)
Northern Iowan 69:32, p.2
2/13/1973 Believes it may be difficult for students to participate in a pass/fail system once they are conditioned to receiving grades.
40 UNISA supports pass-no credit
Northern Iowan 69:32, p.2
2/13/1973 Attempts to meet objections.
41 Student apathy--pass-no credit
Northern Iowan 69:31, p.3
2/9/1973 Believes some students do take the pass/fail option courses seriously.
42 A no to pass-no credit
Krogmann--Marian Elsie (Political Science Faculty)
Northern Iowan 69:30, p.2
2/6/1973 Professor Krogmann believes that the grade system change has not produced good results.
43 A yes to pass-no credit
Crownfield--David R. (Philosophy and Religion Facu
Northern Iowan 69:30, p.2
2/6/1973 Professor Crownfield outlines benefits of grading system; asks for consistency.
44 In an effort to clear up pass/fail confusion . . .
Northern Iowan 69:11, p.6
10/20/1972 Deadlines for registration changes.
45 Pass-fail grading
Pershall--Mary K. (Class of 1973)
Northern Iowan 69:4, p.2
9/26/1972 System has both advantages and disadvantages.
46 Present grading policy upheld by faculty
Pershall--Mary K. (Class of 1973)
Northern Iowan 68:50, p.1
4/28/1972 Pass/fail grading will not be expanded.
47 Grading bill passed by Student Senate; 24 hour visitation also gets okay
Northern Iowan 68:25, p.3
12/17/1971 Would modify pass/fail provisions.
48 Senators discuss pass-no credit
Northern Iowan 67:13, p.1
10/30/1970 Raises number of pass/fail hours to twenty hours; limits majors to fifty-five hours.
49 EPC of pass-fail needs clarification
Longnecker--John C. (Class of 1961; Mathematics F)
Northern Iowan 66:44, p.2
3/20/1970 Professor Longnecker attempts to clarify status of pass/fail in EPC.
50 Pass-fail program undergoes trial period
Wilson--Ronald Robert (Class of 1971)
Northern Iowan 66:39, p.2
3/3/1970 Explanation of recent actions and future of grading option.


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