August 7, 2023

Wesleyan's President on Admissions Post-Affirmative Action

by The Journal

After the Supreme Court struck down race-based affirmative action earlier this summer, Wesleyan University dropped its admissions preference for children of alumni. But it will still consider whether applicants can afford tuition as part of the admissions process. Wesleyan President Michael Roth on why the elite institution is making those decisions.

Further Reading and Watching:

- Wesleyan University Ends Legacy Preferences in Admissions 

- How Colleges Plan to Factor In Race Without Asking About Race 

Further Listening:

- The Supreme Court Rules Against Affirmative Action

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