The luring of black students

Leo, John
March 1993
U.S. News & World Report;3/15/93, Vol. 114 Issue 10, p20
Discusses the competitive scramble by colleges to attract black students. Comments on Fox Butterfield's article on the subject in the `New York Times'; How many colleges attract black students; The unsettling effects of the free-agent market; The reason why many colleges are simply buying black students; The awful lessons that are being taught by the current aggressive pursuit of black students; More.


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