Judge Rules UNC May Continue to Use Affirmative Action For Admissions

A federal judge has ruled that UNC-Chapel Hill can continue to consider race as a factor in its undergraduate admissions, rebuffing a conservative group’s argument that affirmative action disadvantages white and Asian students. U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs ruled late Monday that UNC has shown that it has a compelling reason to pursue a diverse student body and has demonstrated that measurable benefits come from that goal.

Author: Mike Jackson