Diversity in College Admissions
Equal Rights and Race in Higher EducationBuy Full Issue$34.95
It is an explicit goal of many American universities and colleges to do more than provide an academic education for their students. They see themselves as civic institutions, whose purpose is to create well-rounded citizens who are exposed to a variety of ideas and experiences, not only from their professors but also from their fellow students.
To achieve this objective, many universities have sought to maintain a diverse student body, comprised of individuals from a variety of backgrounds. How they achieve this, however, has been the subject of ongoing dispute — and an argument that has repeatedly involved …Buy Full Issue$34.95
In This Issue
Equal Rights and Rice in Higher Education
College Admissions, Police Searches, and Civil Rights on the Docket
Decisions of the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals
The Justices Weigh in on College Admissions
Court Decisions from Bakke to Grutter
Pro & Con
Is the University of Texas's Consideration of Race in Undergraduate Admissions Decisions Unconstitutional?