Affirmative action/racial preferences

The Missing Black Men

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City U. of New York starts ambitious effort to deal with one of higher ed's most vexing demographic challenges.

Left Out of the Elites

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Low income, high performing students are plentiful enough that selective colleges should be able to admit more of them, study finds.

Held Back at Michigan?

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Black graduate students charge that they are recruited -- and then discouraged from going for doctorates.

Harvard Med Alters Admissions Process

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On lawyers' advice, medical school decides that a subcommittee that screened only minority applicants has to go.

Affirmative Action for Men

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After op-ed by Kenyon dean underscores how college admissions officers favor male applicants, many ask: Is this legal? Is it right?

Diversity Debate at Lehigh

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Low minority enrollments trigger series of protests and considerable campus discussion.

The Race to Frame

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Will Michigan become the next state to ban affirmative action at public universities?

Beyond 40 Acres and a Mule

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Historians consider their role in reparations debate -- and why debate won't go away.

If There's a Will

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If departments want black science, math and engineering students to become faculty members, they should have mentors who want close relationships with them, according to a recent study from the University of California at Berkeley.

Another Swing at Affirmative Action

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In K-12 cases, Supreme Court seen as unlikely to undermine Michigan ruling, but new lineup is unpredictable.

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