TITLE

Top universities endorse affirmative action in admissions

PUB. DATE
May 1997
SOURCE
Jet;05/12/97, Vol. 91 Issue 25, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Informs that the Association of American Universities has adopted a resolution defending the right of the research universities it represents to use affirmative action in their admission policies. Details of the resolution.
ACCESSION #
9705150580

 

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