Report: Public University Unfairly Raising Grades of Black Students, Says Former Faculty Members
Three former faculty members at Winston-Salem State University said the school was systematically raising grades of African-American students.
Campus Reform reported:
School administrators at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) are systematically raising the final grades of African-American students, three ex-faculty members told Campus Reform last month.
Winston Salem State University is unfairly increasing the grades of African-American students, three former faculty members have told Campus Reform.
Former Director of Academic Technology Shira Hedgepeth, along with two former professors who spoke to Campus Reform on the condition of anonymity, alleged administrators at the historically black college routinely increase the final grades of African-American students in order to raise the school’s standing.
“Some students had their final grades changed based on their race,” Hedgepeth told Campus Reform on June 6. “That was a common complaint of many of the faculty that I worked with.”
“None of the Caucasian or non-African American students… none of their grades were changed,” she added. “The way the grades fell out, there was no other reason for changing.”
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