August 30, 2023
We can outlaw legacy admissions, argues Hilde Kahn, but the composition of the student body may change less than we expect.
August 17, 2023
Even if you oppose legacy admissions, Adam Kissel argues, you shouldn't expand disparate impact to curtail it.
August 7, 2023
"If legacy admissions is just a ruse to sneak in academically underqualified whites, why stop with legacies?" asks Robert Weissberg in his symposium contribution.
August 3, 2023
Legacy admissions is a rigged game, contends Paul du Quenoy in his contribution to the NAS's symposium—the best way to win is not to play.
August 2, 2023
Legacy admissions is just a game of spot-the-sucker, argues David Randall in the latest istallment of the NAS's symposium.
July 31, 2023
Conservatives should stick to merit, equal opportunity, and fairness by ending legacy admissions, argues Neetu Arnold in her contribution to the NAS's symposium.
July 27, 2023
It is not clear that legacy admissions is (or should be) against the law, but even if it isn’t (or shouldn’t be), the intellectual and moral problems with the practice are a matter on......
July 26, 2023
Long-standing higher ed institutions are obliged to consider past generations as well as current and future ones. Admitting some students based on this fact is imperative, and part of a prec......