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Massachusetts Issues Guidance to State Colleges on Promoting Diversity in Admissions

On Monday, Massachusetts issued guidance on how state colleges and universities can persist in their efforts to promote equal access and representation in higher...

Civil Rights Groups Offer Recommendations for Equitable Admissions After SCOTUS Ruling

Six civil rights groups released a comprehensive report Monday with recommendations for advancing educational equity following the U.S. Supreme Court's ban on race-conscious admissions...

Biden Administration Offers Guidance to Promote Campus Diversity After Supreme Court...

On Monday, the Biden administration issued new guidelines for colleges and universities on how they can legally promote racial diversity on their campuses in...

Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard and the University of North...

A Temporary Swing of the Pendulum on a Trajectory Toward Inclusive Excellence and Achievement In Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard...

Supreme Court Bans Race-Conscious Admissions

The U.S. Supreme Court has banned the use of race-conscious admissions practices by colleges and universities in a 6-2 and 6-3 decision on two...

Two-Thirds of Americans Oppose Banning Race-Conscious Admissions

Two-thirds of Americans oppose banning the consideration of race and ethnicity in college and university admissions processes, according to a new survey conducted by...

Supreme Court to Hear Student Debt Forgiveness Lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court will determine the outcome of President Joe Biden’s plan to forgive up to $20,000 in student debt for millions of...

Supreme Court Temporarily Upholds Recognition of LGBTQ+ Club at Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University, a private Orthodox Jewish university in New York, must recognize an LGBTQ+ club, reversing course from an earlier ruling from Justice Sonia...

Clarence Thomas Will No Longer Teach George Washington University Law Seminar

This week, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas informed George Washington University (GWU) that he will not return in the fall to teach a constitutional...

History Organizations Lambaste Supreme Court Over Dobbs Decision

This week, the American Historical Association (AHA) and the Organization of American Historians (OAH) issued a joint statement that criticized the U.S. Supreme Court...

Student Petition to Fire Clarence Thomas Rejected by George Washington University

This week, George Washington University (GWU) rejected a student-led petition to remove Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas from his position as a Constitutional law...

Experts Encourage College Campuses to Prepare for Repercussions of Roe v....

Reproductive justice advocates say that colleges must brace for the detrimental effects of state abortion bans, especially for marginalized students and employees. On June 24,...

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

 On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court voted in a 6-3 decision to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling, eliminating the constitutional right to...

Ketanji Brown Jackson Makes History as First Black Woman Appointed to...

On April 7, Federal Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson made history by becoming the first Black woman to be appointed to a seat on the...

First Black Woman Nominated to Supreme Court

On Friday, Kentaji Brown Jackson became the first Black woman to be nominated for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. The nomination comes...

Supreme Court to Hear Appeals on Race-Conscious Admissions Cases

On Monday, the U.S Supreme Court announced that it will hear two affirmative action admissions cases involving Harvard University and the University of North...

Supreme Court Grants Victory to Transgender Student Who Sued to Use...

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a previous lower court decision that declares a Virginia school district cannot force transgender students to use...

Supreme Court Rules Against NCAA Compensation Limits to Student-Athletes

In a unanimous decision on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of former college athletes who filed an antitrust suit against the...

While Supreme Court Weighs LGBTQ Equality, Some States Are Ahead on...

The United States Supreme Court is currently in the process of deciding whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 — which...