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Higher Education Organizations Submit Amicus Brief for Students for Fair Admissions vs. Harvard

AAU and 36 other higher education groups this week filed an amicus brief in support of Harvard University's holistic admissions policy, including the use of race as one of many factors in reviewing applicants. This approach, the associations write, ensures colleges and universities may determine within broad limits the diversity that will advance each institution's mission and achieve the goal of a talented, diverse student body. AAU President Mary Sue Coleman issued a statement to highlight AAU's and the community's support for holistic admissions policies.

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