Wisconsin regents vote to create a unified, systemwide policy that lets universities weigh nonacademic factors.
Settlement forces 27 university programs for prospective journalism students to open admission to white applicants.
Lamenting lack of racial diversity in college coaching ranks, Congressional subcommittee says it would consider legislation.
Oregon State model may avoid legal pitfalls -- while improving both diversity and retention.
Study finds campus dialogue with racially diverse participants altered student views -- but conversation among those with differing views didn't.
Colgate asks hiring departments to keep excellence as top priority, but to alter pools by de-emphasizing subfield specialties.
At last minute, legislators refuse to alter admissions system credited with promoting diversity.
New letter on colleges' job advertising endorses alternative to indicating interest in candidates from certain groups.
Proportion of underrepresented students admitted to Michigan law school fell from about 40 percent with affirmative action to 5.5 percent without.
The U.S. Supreme Court today struck down -- on a 5-4 vote -- two school desegregation plans that involved assigning children to schools based on race.
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