Many student athletes opted to pause their college careers after the Ivy League cancelled fall sports in July, as varsity team rosters show.
A pair of judges for the First Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday morning that, while the anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions had standing to sue Harvard, the University's race-concious admissions processes do not violate civil rights law.
The Crimson analyzed the composition of students listed on Athletics Department rosters, revealing trends in the regions from which certain teams drew athletes.
SFFA and Harvard presented oral arguments for the ongoing lawsuit regarding Harvard's admissions process last month. Here’s what experts say those arguments mean, both for the future of SFFA’s suit and for race-conscious admissions across the country.
The United States Department of Justice sued Yale University Thursday over charges of racial discrimination against Asian American and white applicants in its admissions process.
The Common Application announced plans Sept. 30 to remove a question asking college applicants to self-report disciplinary actions taken against them in high school, a move that experts on higher education say will make the college admissions process more equitable.
President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy V. Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court Saturday may endanger Harvard’s chances of victory in the lawsuit against it by anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions, should the case proceed to the highest court in the land, higher education law experts say.
The United States First Circuit Court of Appeals heard opening oral arguments Thursday afternoon from Harvard and anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions in the group’s appeal against the District Court’s November ruling that the College does not intentionally discriminate against Asian American applicants in its admissions process.
Despite the Ivy League’s decision to cancel fall sports, many athletic recruits committed to the Harvard College Class of 2025 say they stand by their choice.
The United States Department of Justice issued findings charging that Yale University discriminates against Asian American and white applicants, a move experts say goes hand in hand with simultaneous challenges to Harvard’s race-conscious admissions process.