January 24, 2019

+/- Grading

Things To Know about +/- Grading:

  • The +/- grading policy was voted on by Faculty Senate on Feb. 21, 2019, and the policy failed.
  • If approved, it would go into effect until Fall 2020
  • C- would fulfill the ‘c or better’ requirement
  • C- grades would be eligible for grade replacement
  • The grading scale would be:
    • A   :  4.0
    • A- :  3.7
    • B+:  3.3
    • B  :  3.0
    • B-:  2.7
    • C+:  2.3
    • C  :  2.0
    • C- :  1.7
    • D+:  1.3
    • D  :  1.0
    • D-:  0.7
    • F  :  0

For questions and clarifications please contact stuco@mst.edu

We will try to keep this page up to date as more information develops.

FAQ:

Q: Will this policy change grade awarded prior to implementation?

A: No, this policy will not retroactively change grades awarded before Fall 2020

Updates:

2/21/19

Motion Fails in Faculty Senate

2/12/19

Student Council voted on a resolution to oppose the current plus minus grading policy proposition.

2/05/19

Student Council will be hosting a Campus Open Forum for +/- Grading at 6:30 PM in St. Pat’s Ballroom, minutes of it can be found here.

Campus Open Forum for +/- Grading

1/29/19

Student Council had a general body meeting where students voted that we should have a resolution to oppose the +/- grading scale.
A video of the questions with Dr. Kurt Kosbar the current Chair of the Academic Freedoms and Standards Committee of Faculty Senate can be found below:

1/24/19

Presented to Faculty Senate see the:

  • Agenda here
  • Presentation here
  • Minutes to be posted