Affirmative action/racial preferences

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.

Considering Race in Admissions

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Wisconsin regents vote to create a unified, systemwide policy that lets universities weigh nonacademic factors.

Defeat for Affirmative Action

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Settlement forces 27 university programs for prospective journalism students to open admission to white applicants.

Mulling Ways to Add Minority Coaches

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Lamenting lack of racial diversity in college coaching ranks, Congressional subcommittee says it would consider legislation.

Making Holistic Admissions Work

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Oregon State model may avoid legal pitfalls -- while improving both diversity and retention.


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