Tennessee State University is firing back at allegations of grade-fixing.
The controversy stems from students who failed to take required tutoring.
TSU's president Dr. Portia Holmes Shields told Nashville's News 2 faculty members were following the Board of Regents policy when they gave students letter grades instead of an incomplete.
"Someone unfortunately ran off and said, ‘Oh, but wait. Last fall you changed grades.' Absolutely we did not according to board policy the students had to get the grade they earned and that is what they got," she said.
Students will receive letters in coming weeks letting them know their grades were not changed.
Officials could not comment on how many students would receive the letters.