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Does the Supreme Court Order Apply to Financial Aid?

Missouri attorney general tells all colleges to drop minority scholarships. University of Missouri system complies.

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Affirmative Action and the Myth of Merit

A more inclusive definition of merit provides an opportunity for higher ed to reinvent itself after the Supreme Court’s damaging decision, Demetria D. Frank, Darrell D. Jackson and Jamila Jefferson-Jones write.

The scene in front of the Supreme Court Oct. 31, when the court heard arguments in two cases challenging race-conscious admissions in higher education: a lone opponent of affirmative action, with protest signs, stands next to a group of mostly young people  rallying in support of affirmative action.

Not a Win for Asian American Applicants

The Supreme Court decision on affirmative action won’t change deeper reasons Asian Americans are disadvantaged in elite college admissions, Leelila Strogov writes.

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White Professor Resigns, Alleges Reverse Discrimination

A now-former Pennsylvania State University system professor says a series of trainings and the campus’s approach to grading discriminated based on race.

 City College of San Francisco board president Alan Wong stands in a row with a group of representatives of organizations supporting Cantonese programming in front of a college building on the Chinatown campus. Many of the people are Asian American, and some are wearing blue paper masks.

Cantonese Certificate Program Stalled at City College of San Francisco

The college was expected to launch two Cantonese certificate programs this fall. One program isn’t moving forward, and advocates are upset by the delay.

Arizona State Director Says She’s Fired for Kirk, Prager Event

the executive director of Arizona State University’s T. W. Lewis Center for Personal Development said she’s being fired next week...
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Dissolving a DEI Office to Save DEI

The University of Arkansas is reallocating all DEI staff and resources to other campus offices. Is it a capitulation to right-wing demands or a savvy defense tactic?

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Houston Dean Accused of Racial, LGBTQ Harassment

Two preliminary investigation reports allege “microaggressions, slights, double entendre and boorish behavior.”