My research speaks to the complex racial dynamics underlying the recent Supreme Court decision rejecting affirmative action in admissions, Andrew Ifedapo Thompson writes.
Enrollment and demographic declines are leading some regional public colleges to entice students from neighboring states, stoking tensions and spurring competition.
Colleges are going over race-conscious practices with a fine-toothed comb, anticipating future legal challenges. Critics fear they’re sacrificing values at the altar of prudence.
At Grinnell College, we don’t have a legacy admission program—but it might be easier to fund our $50 million-plus annual aid budget if we did, Joe Bagnoli writes.
The Supreme Court ruling sent institutions scrambling to ensure compliance. Some say it’s also enabled politically motivated overreach.
Colleges and governments offer financial and academic support for these students, but there’s no set standard among colleges for what the term means, as limits on affirmative action raise the stakes.
University of South Carolina to admit top 10 percent of students from the state’s public high schools. Texas did that when its colleges couldn’t consider race; South Carolina officials say that’s not their motivation.
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