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Chilling Admissions
Language: en
Pages: 132
Authors: Civil Rights Project Harvard University, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA.
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Harvard Education Press

This book, produced by the Harvard Civil Rights Project, focuses on the consequences for student body diversity of eliminating race and ethnicity as factors in university admissions. The more specific focus is on what would happen if college admissions relied entirely on traditional quantitative measures of academic achievement and promise,
Affirmative Action and Racial Equity
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Uma M. Jayakumar, Liliana M. Garces
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-12 - Publisher: Routledge

The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional leaders and scholars understand the evidence
Retaining African Americans in Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Lee Jones
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC.

Retention of African Americans on campus is a burning issue for the black community, and a moral and financial one for predominantly white institutions of higher education. This book offers fresh insights and new strategies developed by fifteen scholars concerned by the new climate in which affirmative action is being
Landmark Briefs and Arguments of the Supreme Court of the United States
Language: en
Authors: United States. Supreme Court
Categories: Constitutional law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

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Racial Crisis in American Higher Education, The
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: William A. Smith, Philip G. Altbach, Kofi Lomotey
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

A revised edition of the classic text, illuminating the linkages between race and higher education.