The statement reaffirms the importance of student diversity at
research universities and points to research showing successful outcomes
for underrepresented minority students who benefit from admissions
policies designed to create diverse student bodies.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ann Speicher June 24, 2013 firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-408-7500 AAU STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT DECISION IN FISHER V. UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS Following is a statement by Hunter Rawlings, President of the Association of American Universities, on today’s Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. Univers
September 26, 2011 The development of world-class talent in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines is critical to Americas global leadership in forging new and transformative discoveries that benefit society. To do this successfully, we must foster a diverse and inclusive scientific co
How can U.S. universities draw more women and underrepresented minorities into science fields to boost economic and security goals—while minimizing any unreasonable legal risks?..
Statement of Higher Education Presidential Associations on Affirmative Action Cases before the United States Supreme Court January 24, 2003 "The higher education community welcomes the United States Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari in Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger, cases addressing race-conscious admis
Dear President Bush: The leaders of the undersigned higher education associations join me in bringing to your attention two cases before the Supreme Court that are of critical importance to public and private colleges and universities in the United States. The cases - Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger, which both involve the use of affirmative action in institutional admissions policies - will be argued before the high court this spring.
On April 14, during its annual spring meeting in Washington, D.C., the Association ofAmerican Universities adopted a statement that expresses strong support for continued attention to diversity in university admissions..
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