Diversity

Saudis Send Large Student Delegation To WMU

Western Michigan University is getting ready for the arrival of 300 students from Saudi Arabia, one of the country's largest delegations on U.S. campuses.

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Md., 13 Other States Back Affirmative Action Policy

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, on behalf of 14 states, is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold racial preferences in college admissions.

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UNC Study Finds Racial Diversity Of Students Beneficial In Higher Education

A racially diverse law student body provides educational benefits for students, their institution and society, according to a 10-year multidisciplinary research study conducted by four professors, including two faculty members at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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UC Argues In Favor Of Race-Conscious Admissions

University of California leaders weighed in on the U.S. Supreme Court case over the use of affirmative action in college admissions Monday, arguing that it's necessary to consider race to ensure student diversity on selective campuses.

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Univ. Of Texas Files Brief Defending Use Of Race

The University of Texas filed a brief Monday with the U.S. Supreme Court defending its use of race as one the standards in its admissions policies.

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University Of Louisville To Weigh Calls For Chick-Fil-A Shutdown Over 'Traditional Marriage' Remarks

University of Louisville Provost Shirley Willihnganz plans to meet with campus groups concerning statements by Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy that some have criticized as homophobic and intolerant.

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Chick-fil-A Controversy Reaches Kansas Universities

The national controversy involving Chick-fil-A has reached Kansas, where online petitions at two state universities are demanding the removal of the restaurant chain from their campuses.

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Duke University Names First Black Dean Of Duke Chapel

Duke University has named a new dean of Duke Chapel who will be the first black dean ever of the chapel, which has one of the largest congregations and is home to one of the most active religious life programs on a U.S. campus.

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