TITLE

Democratizing Phi Bete

AUTHOR(S)
J.H.
PUB. DATE
February 1975
SOURCE
National Review;2/14/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p151
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on causes of grade inflation at universities in the United States. One of the reasons for grade inflation are the overriding need to get undergraduates into graduate schools. It is reported that because of grade inflation graduate schools increasingly rely on entrance examinations and other objective tests. It is pointed that the root cause of grade inflation, however, looks to be a loss of professional nerve on the part of college faculties. During the 1960s, faculties canceled classes to please the kids when they presented themselves as war protestors.
ACCESSION #
6119771

 

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