College admissions shouldn’t be treated like a race
With the Supreme Court set to rule on affirmative action, college admission is again in focus. But that narrow lens — can we consider race, yes or no? — distorts how, at residential, selective schools, the admissions process aims to build a community that can effectively seek truth as it educates responsible, unique individuals.
Originally published: June 29, 2023
Author: Carol Quillen
Position: President Emerita
Institution: Davidson College
Published by: The Hill