Public Opposes Affirmative Action

Jul 14, 2016 | No Comments

Supreme Court decision, praised by college leaders, is opposed by nearly two-thirds of adult Americans. Support is higher for considering athletic ability or alumni child status than race in admissions.

Are There Good Alternatives to Affirmative Action?

Are There Good Alternatives to Affirmative Action?

Jun 29, 2016 | No Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the use of race in some admissions decisions, but it doesn’t mean all colleges are free to employ the practice.

The Future of Affirmative Action

The Future of Affirmative Action

Dec 16, 2015 | No Comments

“Affirmative-action policies, which have provided a leg up in admissions to black and Latino students at selective colleges for almost 50 years, are in deep trouble.”

Scalia Steps Into ‘Mismatch’ Debate

Scalia Steps Into ‘Mismatch’ Debate

Dec 11, 2015 | No Comments

“In the current Supreme Court case involving the University of Texas, the “mismatch” theory has been well-briefed on both sides….”

At Texas’ Flagship University Many Fear for Diversity

Dec 7, 2015 | No Comments

Facing a challenge to their use of affirmative action with their admissions process for the second time this December, USA TODAY interviewed UT President Gregory Fenves and students about the issue.