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Roemer, Ann – College and University, 2011
Ever since the founding of this country, equality, freedom, and justice have been the underlying values of America's political and educational systems. More than 150 years later, higher education policymakers in the United States began to incorporate these values into their admissions decisions by including ethnic and racial diversity as a stated…
Descriptors: African Americans, Higher Education, Campuses, Second Language Learning
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Weber, Jerome C.; Pope, Myron L.; Simpson, Michael W. – College and University, 2005
The United States Supreme Court has had a significant role in the exploration and definition of affirmative action in this country. No more so than in the recent decisions related to the University of Michigan admissions cases. This article will explore the historical role of the U.S. Supreme Court and the decisions that this entity has made in…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, United States History, Court Litigation, Higher Education