ERIC Number: ED434573
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-May-5
Reference Count: N/A
The New Face of the University of California: Undergraduate Admissions in the Aftermath of SP-1. [Background Information on the] Senate Select Committee on Higher Education Admissions and Outreach [and] Senate Select Committee on Higher Education (May 5, 1998).
California State Legislature, Sacramento. Senate.
This report provides background materials related to the California Senate Select Committee on Higher Education Admissions and Outreach and the California Senate Select Committee on Higher Education hearing on undergraduate admissions at the University of California (UC) and the Board of Regents' Special Proposal 1 (SP-1), which eliminated the use of race as a basis for admissions following passage of Proposition 209. The materials include a background paper on the issues involved; a copy of SP-1 and a fact sheet on the implementation of SP-1; documents that focus on UC system undergraduate admissions policies (including admissions by exception); UC system fall 1998 freshmen applicants, admissions, and higher education performance indicators; and proposals for increasing fairness in UC admissions. Copies of related newspaper and magazine articles are also included. (MDM)
Descriptors: Administrators, Admission Criteria, Affirmative Action, Asian Americans, Blacks, College Faculty, College Students, Educational Attitudes, Equal Education, Grade Point Average, Hearings, High Schools, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, News Media, Race, Racial Discrimination, State Legislation, State Officials, State Regulation, State Universities, Whites
Senate Publications, 1020 N Street, Room B-53, Sacramento, CA, 95814 ($5 plus tax). Tel.: 916-327-2155.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Legislature, Sacramento. Senate.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Proposition 209 (California 1996)