Affirmative action/racial preferences

Rough Ride for Law School Accreditor

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ABA panned by Education Department panel, but its diversity standard survives.

Proxies for Race

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Wayne State law professors will vote on new admissions approach after Michigan nixed affirmative action. Are they being creative or evasive?

A Not So Merry Christmas

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Conservative magazine at Tufts draws fire for publishing a satirical Christmas carol poking fun at affirmative action and black students.

The Dismal and Unwelcome Science?

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Economics group, under fire for spiking job notices explicitly welcoming female or minority applicants, will consider change in policy.

Casting a Wide Net

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Dispute over economics job notices may point to larger battle over how colleges recruit diverse pools for faculty searches.

Short-Term Reprieve for Affirmative Action

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Court allows Michigan universities to finish their admissions cycles with current policies, but questions remain about future legal action.

Race and Careers

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English and language professors consider how who they are affects their jobs -- and who gets hired for which positions.

Delay of Affirmative Action Ban Rejected

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Federal appeals panel finds no reason to delay Michigan measure or let universities finish year with old policies.

Economists Change Stance on Job Notices

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After criticism, association will allow colleges to indicate that they welcome applicants from specific underrepresented groups.

The Immigrant Factor

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Study documents that disproportionate number of black students at top colleges are new arrivals in the U.S. -- and offers only clues about why.

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