U.S. Supreme Court declines to consider challenge to admissions policy at the university's law school, 8 years after it was filed.
Civil rights group complained that having race-specific sections of a course was unconstitutional.
Following a large drop in admitting black freshmen, U. of Kentucky changes its admissions procedures to emphasize diversity.
Marquette's provost tries new approach to encourage the hiring of more minority faculty members.
U.S. Supreme Court upheld it in 2003, but state appeals court approves initiative for next year's ballots.
U. of Washington will give every single application a full look, from grades to socioeconomic background.
City U. of New York starts ambitious effort to deal with one of higher ed's most vexing demographic challenges.
Low income, high performing students are plentiful enough that selective colleges should be able to admit more of them, study finds.
Black graduate students charge that they are recruited -- and then discouraged from going for doctorates.
On lawyers' advice, medical school decides that a subcommittee that screened only minority applicants has to go.
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