ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

Measuring Up

The Problem of Grade Inflation and What Trustees Can Do

February 2009 by ACTA’s Institute for Effective Governance

This guide suggests various strategies that boards of trustees can adopt to curb the problem of grade inflation at their schools. Addressing grade inflation is one way to ensure the academic quality of an institution and to guarantee that students really get something for the tuition they pay. ACTA thanks the D.W. Gore Family Foundation for making this guide possible.