Academic affairs need to become more transparent
The debates surrounding Professor Goldstein's controversial study and the College's ongoing investigation certainly raise some interesting questions. Inevitably, questions have arisen about the study's findings, the way in which it was distributed, and the accusations of the College's stifling of free speech. What stands out most, however, is the lack of transparency throughout the handling of the situation.
Credit/D/F for distribution requirements would encourage academic explorations
The issue of whether Credit/D/Fail should be applicable to distribution requirements is one that has been extensively debated for much of the past year. While the venues have varied, the content of such talks has remained largely the same. As these discussions continue, we find ourselves concerned with a number of issues.