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Northwestern emphasizes use of holistic admissions process in wake of federal Affirmative Action scrutiny

Julia Esparza, Reporter

August 8, 2017

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

In light of the Trump administration announcing its intent to re-examine Affirmative Action, Northwestern is upholding its commitment to using a “holistic process” in admissions decisions. According to a report by The New York Times,...

Northwestern lawyer: Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action a ‘partial victory’

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

June 24, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

The Supreme Court's decision today to pass on a major ruling on affirmative action in college admissions is a "partial victory" for Northwestern and nine other schools that filed an amicus brief championing diversity in higher...