43% of college grades are A’s, 4% are F’s

7/14/2011: From a study by Stuart Rojstaczer and Christopher Healy reported in insidehighered.com.
43% of college grades are A’s, 4% are F’s. Good discussion in the NYT.

In my department it’s more like 20% and 5%. I’ve heard the average grade in the UO education school is A. Here’s a link to Ian Mcneely’s UO Senate motions to address grade inflation. Only the most mild was passed.

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