Affirmative Action

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Racial Preferences at Texas Tech

Apr 12, 2019 by NAS |

The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights negotiated an end to racial preferences at the Texas university. What does it say about the future of these policies at other schools?

Racial Preferences Shakes a Classical Studies Conference

Feb 13, 2019 by David Randall |

A conference erupted in outrage after a member openly criticized racial preferences. 

Announcing Our Podcast, Curriculum Vitae

Nov 08, 2018 by NAS |

In our inaugural podcast, NAS President Peter W. Wood sits down with Dennis Saffran to discuss Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard.

Scholars File Amicus Brief in Students For Fair Admissions v Harvard College

Jul 27, 2018 NAS |

Race-based admissions policies should be made available to the public.

Moving Against Racial Discrimination

Jul 05, 2018 by NAS |

A statement on the Departments of Education and Justice decision to repeal seven guidelines on racial preferences in college admissions.

A Ceiling on Asian Student Enrollment at MIT and Harvard?

Jun 25, 2018 by Ashley Thorne |

A new study, Too Many Asian Americans, provides evidence for racial discrimination in college admissions. 

CCSU Affirmative Action Plan Discriminates

Apr 10, 2018 by Jay Bergman |

One professor calls out Central Connecticut State University's practice of discriminating on the basis of race, ethnicity and gender.

Race, Sex, and Faculty Searches, Department of Biology, SDSU, 1988-2002

Sep 14, 2017 by Stuart Hurlbert |

Prof. Stuart Hurlbert provides data on the effect of affirmative action policies on faculty searches between 1988 and 2002 at San Diego State University's Biology Department.

Blackalaureate 2017 at Brown University: A Photo Essay

May 31, 2017 by NAS |

Brown University graduates held a black-only "Blackalaureate" the day before commencement.

College Officials, Take Note: We’re Watching You

Dec 06, 2016 by Roger Clegg |

Roger Clegg discusses public disapproval of affirmative action, Fisher II, and responsible legal options for universities. 

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. 

Video: Debate on Affirmative Action

May 23, 2016 by NAS |

NAS president Peter Wood and Harvard law professor Randall Kennedy debate affirmative action at an event sponsored by the University Union at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Civil Rights in the Republic

May 18, 2016 by George Seaver |

The latent causes of faction are sown in the nature of man.

Affirmative Action at the University of Louisville: A Case Study

Mar 24, 2016 by Ben Foster |

An examination of the application of seldom-scrutinized affirmative action policies in one university.

The Stiff Price of Social Justice

Feb 18, 2016 by Adam Mission |

Colleges that let in unqualified applicants hire lots of staff for student retention. This raises college costs, drives away poor, qualified students, and doesn't even keep unqualified admits from flunking out of college.

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