affirmative action

What the Supreme Court’s rejection of affirmative action programs means for WA colleges

BY: - June 29, 2023

Colleges and universities in Washington will likely have to reconsider admissions processes after the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against factoring race into decisions about who is admitted to higher education programs.  Affirmative action in Washington’s public institutions — including state universities — has been banned for over two decades under a law voters […]

US Supreme Court strikes down use of affirmative action in college admissions

BY: and - June 29, 2023

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that two prominent universities’ consideration of race in acceptances violated the U.S. Constitution, effectively reshaping the role of affirmative action in the college admissions process throughout higher education. In a 6-3 decision, Chief Justice John Roberts, writing for the majority, wrote that the admissions processes at […]