Fired for Tough Grading

Louisiana State has removed a demanding biology professor from an intro course midsemester and raised the grades in the class, reports Inside HigherEd.  Did administrators violate the prof’s academic freedom or rescue students from an untenable classroom situation?

For a data-driven review of grade inflation in higher ed, check out the splendid graphs at  Stuart Rojstaczer’s GradeInflation.com.

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