Diversity stymied

November 29, 2004

Editorial

Washington Post, November 29, 2004

ONLY LAST YEAR the University of Michigan won a landmark battle in the Supreme Court establishing the legitimacy of carefully designed affirmative action programs to ensure diversity in higher education. This year, fresh off that victory, the university experienced a sudden drop in African American enrollment.

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Universities record drop in black admissions

November 22, 2004

By Michael Dobbs

Washington Post, November 22, 2004

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Despite winning a marathon Supreme Court struggle last year to continue using race as a factor in admitting students, the University of Michigan is reporting the smallest class of African American freshmen in 15 years.

A similar decline in the number

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Critics assail study of race, law students

November 05, 2004

By John Hechinger

Wall Street Journal, November 5, 2004

A new study that’s raising controversy in law-school circles questions whether admissions preferences for black students help them or set them back in their careers.

Research by a respected law professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, asserts that blacks who benefit from

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Critics assail study of race, law students

November 05, 2004

By John Hechinger

Wall Street Journal, November 5, 2004

A new study that’s raising controversy in law-school circles questions whether admissions preferences for black students help them or, ironically, set them back in their careers.

Research by a respected law professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, asserts that blacks who benefit

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A&M pushing for diversity

November 01, 2004

School strives to recruit minorities through phone calls, VIP visits

By Holly K. Hacker

The Dallas Morning News, November 1, 2004

What does it take to get a minority student to Texas A&M University?

University President Robert Gates has personally phoned students at home, encouraging them to become Aggies. Recruiters promote the university at

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