Removing race from admissions decisions would do lasting damage to American universities
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two cases filed against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that could profoundly alter the future of higher education in America. Petitioners will ask the court to overturn decades of precedent that have allowed the use of race as one of many factors in making decisions about admission to our nation’s colleges and universities. Doing so would cause lasting damage to American universities and to our nation.
Originally published: October 27, 2022
Author: Michael H. Schill
Institution: Northwestern University
Published by: Chicago Tribune