October 14, 2013
Colleges Contemplate a 'Race Neutral' Future
Mark Wallheiser for The Chronicle
Race-conscious admissions policies are here to stay. Race-conscious admissions policies are in peril. The justices in Washington have affirmed the status quo. The justices in Washington have undermined it. Campus officials can rest easy. Campus officials should keep chewing their fingernails.
The U.S. Supreme Court's ambiguous ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin has inspired contradictory interpretations. Since the long-awaited