Why diversity in higher education is worth fighting for
Nearly seven years ago, I found myself standing on the front steps of the U.S. Supreme Court addressing a group of reporters.
I was the new president of The University of Texas at Austin, and the university’s legal team was defending the use of race as one factor in a holistic admissions process. Six months later, the Supreme Court would rule in UT Austin’s favor in Fisher v. The University of Texas at Austin.
Originally published: October 20, 2022
Author: Gregory L. Fenves
Institution: Emory University
Published by: The Hill