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UTSA adopts optional credit/no credit grading system for Spring 2020 semester

UTSA adopts optional credit/no credit grading system for Spring 2020 semester

Breahna Luera, News Editor

April 3, 2020

On March 31, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Kimberly Andrews Espy sent an email to UTSA students announcing that the university is adopting a temporary Credit/No Credit (CR/NC) option for the Spring 2020 semester. Espy said the decision is in accordance with the UT System Board of Reg...

Plus-Minus committee deliberates decision on grading system

No deadline has been set for the Plus-Minus Committee to make decision for grading consistency.

Joseph Torres

February 6, 2019

The Faculty Senate and Student Government Association (SGA) established a Plus-Minus Committee to discuss the current form of the grading system. The committee includes undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty members from multiple colleges at UTSA. Currently, a student’s GPA is calculated ...

Letter to the editor: Alternative Grading System

Letter to the editor: Alternative Grading System

Alex Sexton

April 10, 2018

I am the primary author of both GA 111 and GA 112. I am writing to inform you that some of the assertions present in your article, “Faculty Senate Votes to Discuss Alternative Grading System,” are simply untrue. GA 111 is the resolution that announced the Student Government Association’s offi...

Current grading system detrimental to students, SGA says

Members of the Student Government Association work in their office to draft memorandums. Photo Courtesy of Joseph Mabry

Gaige Davila

February 28, 2018

The UTSA Student Government Association passed a resolution, GA 111, during their Feb. 15 meeting asking UTSA to abandon the plus/minus grading system. Currently, UTSA faculty have the option to use the plus/minus grading system to grade coursework, instituted in Fall 2011, after being approved by t...