Affirmative action/racial preferences

Debating Equity and Excellence

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A new book urges colleges to give low-income students the same admissions edge they give to children of alumni.

Texas and the 10% Plan

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Legislators pass competing proposals to revamp the law that guarantees admission to students based on high school class rank.

Outrage Over Diversity Plan

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Professors at U. of Oregon denounce plan to consider "cultural compentency" in tenure and promotion decisions.

The Decline of Affirmative Action

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New data document dramatic drop -- especially at public institutions -- in percentage of colleges that consider minority status in admissions.

Diversity or Conformity

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Professors say search committees too frequently doom minority candidates.

Hostile Climate?

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A community college district in San Jose brings in an outside investigator amid complaints of mistreatment of black and Latino educators.

Upturn for Minority Students at Michigan

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Preliminary admissions data suggest climbing black and Hispanic enrollments after changes wrought by Supreme Court ruling.

Demographic Dislocation

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A new study documents huge changes that the loss of affirmative action would have at elite colleges -- for all but white students.

2 Years Later

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The Supreme Court allowed affirmative action, but new report blasts Education Department for discouraging it.

Chicano Ph.D. Pipeline

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To encourage more doctorates, report suggests that the first place to look may be community colleges.

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