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May 24, 2021

An Open Letter to Ronald S. Rochon, President of the University of Southern Indiana

Peter Wood

In February, a USI dean pressured two hiring committees to use their hiring processes to “diversify the faculty,” i.e., to engage in illegal racial discrimination.

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February 9, 2021

DoJ Reverses Course on Yale Lawsuit

David Acevedo

The Department of Justice has dropped its lawsuit against Yale University, which alleged that the school is in ongoing violation of civil rights law in its undergraduate admissions.

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November 25, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving from NAS!

David Acevedo

Even in this rollercoaster of a year, there is still much for which we may be thankful. Here are our top five encouraging higher ed developments from 2020.

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November 17, 2020

Circuit Court Upholds Race Preferences in Admissions

David Acevedo

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of Harvard's admissions practices, claiming that there is "no error" in them.

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November 17, 2020

Surprise! Americans Oppose Discrimination

John Rosenberg

When you spell out what "affirmative action" actually entails, Americans of every stripe vote against it. Race and sex preferences only pass when lawmakers obfuscate their true meaning.

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November 10, 2020

California Voters Reject Prop. 16

David Acevedo

How could a state like California, one that is thought to be so progressive, reject an “affirmative action” measure like Prop. 16 by such a wide margin?

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October 9, 2020

Department of Justice Sues Yale for Racial Discrimination in Admissions

David Acevedo

In August, Yale College was warned that it must make changes to its racially discriminatory admissions practices. It failed to do so and now faces a federal lawsuit.

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August 18, 2020

DOJ Probe Finds Decades of Racism in Yale Admissions

David Acevedo

The Department of Justice has found that Yale illegally discriminates based on race in undergraduate admissions, most often to the detriment of white and Asian applicants.

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August 14, 2020

Department of Justice Finds Yale Guilty of Racial Discrimination in Admissions

David Acevedo

After a two year long investigation, the DOJ found that Yale University discriminates against undergraduate applicants based on race and is therefore in violation of Title VI.

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July 21, 2020

Proposition 209—Twenty Five Years Later

David Acevedo

Proposition 209 helps the very groups it was accused of hurting, a fact now proven by over twenty years of data. Merit, not state-sanctioned racial discimination, promotes equity.

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