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Legislation, Not Litigation, Can Repeal Racial Preferences, Says NAS

Jun 24, 2016 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: The NAS affirms it will continue fighting racial discrimination in higher education.

The Fisher Decision: The National Association of Scholars Responds

Jun 24, 2016 NAS |

A statement of the National Association of Scholars on the Supreme Court's decision in favor of racial preferences. 

UCLA Law Professor Rick Sander: The evidence that racial preferences do cause “mismatch”

Dec 18, 2015 by George Leef |

UCLA law professor Rick Sander writes about the importance of "mismatch" due to racial preferences.

A Primer on the Abigail Fisher Case

Nov 30, 2015 by Peter Wood |

A quick summary of Fisher v. University of Texas.

Fisher v. Texas: Just Say No to Racial Preferences

Jun 04, 2015 by George Leef |

The upcoming Supreme Court decision could end racial discrimination on College admissions.

The Court Should Finish What It Started in the Fisher Case

May 15, 2015 by Joshua P. Thompson, Roger Clegg |

Roger Clegg argues that the Supreme Court should again review the Fisher v. University of Texas case.

Scholars Ask Supreme Court to Revisit Fisher and Rationales for Racial Preferences

Mar 16, 2015 NAS |

The NAS joined a petition to the Supreme Court to re-hear Fisher v. University of Texas, the case that challenges racial preferences in public university admissions.

The Resignation of Powers, President of the University of Texas: An Update

Jul 31, 2014 by Publius Audax |

A faculty member at the University of Texas, Austin who previously gave 10 reasons why UT president Bill Powers should step down, recounts recent events leading to Powers' actual resignation.

Where do preferential policies stand now?

Apr 30, 2014 by George Leef |

"It is no longer the case that Jim Crow–advantaged whites are being displaced by just-liberated African-Americans. Indeed, it is more and more the case that preferences are used to give an advantage to Latinos over Asian Americans."

The Highs and Lows of 2013: NAS Picks Higher Ed’s Top Ten Stories

Dec 24, 2013 by Peter Wood |

NAS recaps the top ten higher education stories from 2013. 

Measuring Core Requirements

Oct 23, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |

The more expensive a college is, the less likely it is to have a strong core curriculum, finds the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA). 

Diversity Uber Alles!

Oct 15, 2013 by George Leef |

Ignoring the Supreme Court's statements in Fisher v. Texas, the Departments of Education and Justice have told college officials that racial preferences are still permissible.

On the Fisher Non-Decision

Jun 25, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef on what's next for the Fisher case.

Why “Comprehensive” History is Controversial

Mar 19, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |

Two new bills that would require general education requirements for U.S. history to be met by courses providing "a comprehensive survey" are seen as a threat by proponents of Mexican American studies.

Response to Professor Neuberger on Recasting History

Jan 18, 2013 by Peter Wood |

NAS president Peter Wood responds to a mischaracterization of NAS's report on U.S. history courses at the University of Texas and Texas A&M University.

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