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Justice Department Announces Agreements with Universities to Ensure Accessibility for Individuals with Disabilities

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced two agreements with New York University (NYU) and the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) to improve access for individuals with disabilities. NYU’s voluntary, out-of-court agreement...

Cleveland State University Drops John Marshall From Law School’s Name

Cleveland State University’s (CSU) Board of Trustees recently voted to remove a reference to U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Marshall from the name of its law school. Going forward, the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law will...

Arizona Initiative Extends In-State Tuition to Non-Citizens

Arizona voters have approved an initiative to extend in-state college tuition to some non-citizen students — a move that supporters hope will spark change for greater immigration reform in Congress. The measure, dubbed Proposition 308,...

Juvenile Linked to Spate of 2022 HBCU Threats

One person has been responsible for nearly every threat made against dozens of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) throughout the country in 2022, according to the FBI.  Given that the perpetrator is a...
Students protest outside the Supreme Court as affirmative action cases are argued inside. (Photo courtesy Victoria Pickering via Flickr)

Select Supreme Court Justices Assert the Diversity Benefits of Affirmative Action

Going into 2023, the use of affirmative action in the college admissions process hangs in the balance, as the U.S. Supreme Court decides to uphold or reject its prior ruling on the matter. On...