Antisemitism, the Harvard Plan, and Roots of Reverse Discrimination
- Race and college admissions. Bunzel, John H. // Public Interest;Winter96, Issue 122, p49
Focuses on discrimination on college admissions. Gaps in the knowledge of what actually occurs in the admissions process; Granting of special preferences to underrepresented minorities; Question on how much weight to give to diversity; Racial preferences.
- Racial Profiling in University Admissions. Coulter, Ann // Human Events;04/09/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 14, p7
Deals with the issue of racial discrimination in admission to the University of Michigan law school. Discussion on the argument for race discrimination as a role-model theory; Criticism on the university's affirmative action program.
- Mich. Race-in-Admissions Ban Struck Down. WALSH, MARK // Education Week;7/13/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 36, p4
The article reports that the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has turned down a proposed amendment to the Michigan Constitution which would have barred using racial preferences in college admissions in the state.
- What Harvard Owes Its Asian-American Applicants. Hsu, Stephen // News India Times;02/10/2012, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p3
The author discusses the investigation conducted by the U.S. Education Department against Harvard University and Princeton University for complaints that they discriminated Asian American applicants in undergraduate admissions in 2012. He reflects on internal evaluations from Duke University...
- Harvard Targeted in U.S. Asian-American Discrimination Probe. GOLDEN, DANIEL // News India Times;02/10/2012, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p5
The article reports on the investigation conducted by the U.S. Education Department to address complaints that Harvard University and Princeton University discriminate against Asian Americans in admissions in 2012. It says that both universities declined the allegations and argued that they...
- Reports: 'Percent Plans' Do Little to Promote Diversity. Cavanagh, Sean // Education Week;2/19/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p6
Reports on the Harvard University studies which reveals that the college-admissions plans in California, Florida and Texas that rely on high schools class ranks have made little progress in improving diversity on college campuses. Value of three states as examined by the study 'Percent Plans in...
- Large Numbers of Black Applicants Accepted at Top-Rated Schools. // Journal of Blacks in Higher Education (BruCon Publishing Co.);4/12/2012, p5
The article reports on admissions in selective colleges and universities in the U.S. for the Class of 2016, which include Harvard University and Williams College.
- Racial diversity reconsidered. Rothman, Stanley; Lipset, Seymour Martin; Nevitte, Neil // Public Interest;Spring2003, Issue 151, p25
Discusses a study which determined whether enrollment diversity on U.S. college campuses benefit academic communities. Review of related literature; Data and methods used; Findings and its implications.
- The 'Diversity' Defense. Riley, Jason L. // Commentary;Apr2001, Vol. 111 Issue 4, p24
Examines several cases of discrimination in the admission of students to universities and colleges in the United States. Hopwood versus State of Texas; Regents of the University of California versus Allan Bakke; Jennifer Gratz versus Lee Borringer of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor; How...