As the Supreme Court prepares to hear another case about the problems with affirmative action, it’s worth considering the factor that really provides applicants an unfair advantage: private schools.
Not Unmindful’s own Brandon Hasbrouck, an assistant professor of law at the School of Law, writes for Slate. Professor Habrouck opens the article with a brief summation of history, unadulterated and not wrapped in any mythmaking before getting to the main point of the article, as the title summarizes.
In an op-ed in the Washington Post in reaction to the announcement by the board of trustees, Colbert I. King lays out the answer to this question very clearly.
The Chronicle of Higher Education poses this question in an article by Sarah Brown talking about our situation along side that of Dixie State University in Utah…
The name change decisionBuilding and symbol changesDiversity, Equality, and Inclusion (DEI) changesAn open field text…
In a piece in the Roanoke Times, 2007 alumnus, Mike Rennard reacts to the decision.
In a letter to the editor in the Richmond Times Dispatch, Bill Melton, ’74U (and member of Not Unmindful) poses this very question. Lots of good stuff here.
Business Journals reponds to the announcement of the decision to retain the name (warning: paywalled)
Here is the Washington Post’s article on the announcement (First out of the gate). It is followed by that of the New York Times