Christopher J. Schneider
The Corporate University and the Future of Critical Learning A college professor gives all of his students an A+ and incurs the wrath of the Corporate University. How about no grades?

On February 6, the Toronto Globe and Mail reported on the unsuccessful attempt by University of Ottawa Professor Denis Rancourt to eliminate the need for a grading system in his courses by awarding all of his students an A+.

The physics professor wasn’t the first to do this in academia, and like similar attempts, some dating back to the 1960s, was an effort to shift the focus and aim of the university back toward learning.