The long wait is over. After months of deliberation, the U.S. Supreme Court has vacated a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit that had upheld the race-conscious admissions policy at the University of Texas at Austin. We asked experts to weigh in on this important decision and what it means for race-conscious admissions at colleges across the country.
June 24, 2013
Noliwe Rooks is an associate professor in Africana Studies at Cornell U.
Richard Kahlenberg is a senior fellow at the Century Foundation.
Estela Bensimon is a higher-education professor and co-editor of the Center for Urban Education at USC.
Curt Levey is executive director of the Committee For Justice.
Pamela Newkirk is a professor of journalism at New York University.
Peter Schuck is a professor emeritus of law at Yale University.