Affirmative action/racial preferences

Affirmative action/racial preferences

Activists against affirmative action hold up signs that say "Support SFFA, Fair Admissions for All."
Sep 22, 2022
The creator of a new podcast discusses the barriers the Ivy League erected to limit the number of Jewish students in the 1920s, and how the quota system has evolved since.

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September 22, 2022
The creator of a new podcast discusses the barriers the Ivy League erected to limit the number of Jewish students in the 1920s, and how the quota system has evolved since.
June 30, 2022
Gary May, Darryll Pines and Reggie DesRoches first met at the UC Berkeley College of Engineering in the 1980s. Now they all head up large research universities—and remain close friends.  
January 25, 2022
Michael A. Olivas, a longtime expert on higher education law, shares his thoughts on the U.S. Supreme Court agreeing to take two key cases challenging affirmative action in admissions.
November 12, 2019
The lesson of the recent case at Harvard University is that colleges and universities must do more to fully recognize their students as whole people, writes Margaret M. Chin.
October 10, 2019
A recent court ruling affirms the vital importance of access and diversity in higher education, writes Robert W. Iuliano.
November 29, 2018
The recent challenges are at best mistaken and at worst malicious, argues Michele S. Moses.
September 17, 2018
National poll finds more appreciation of colleges than other surveys have. In some areas, including affirmative action, sexual assault and mental health, the public isn't impressed. Public institutions earn more confidence than private ones.
July 5, 2018
Education and Justice Departments withdraw seven documents from Obama administration on race and admissions. DeVos urges educators to use Supreme Court decisions as a guide.
June 28, 2018
He wrote key decisions on affirmative action and other topics that matter to colleges. Kennedy's departure could erase the Supreme Court majority backing the right of colleges to consider race in admissions.
June 13, 2018
With lawsuit against Harvard about to go to trial, university's president warns against "misleading, selectively presented data."

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