Deseret NewsBy Sam Clemence. Harvey C. Mansfield, a longtime faculty member at Harvard, brought attention to the debate over grade inflation at universities of higher learning Dec. 4. In an interview with The Boston Globe, Mansfield expressed disbelief that the average class grade for students at Harvard was an A-minus. He believes the university has become relaxed in its grading, and in doing so cheats exemplary students from the recognition they deserve. The problem, though, is not only isolated to Harvard — it has become a greater national issue, according to Mansfield. More...