Law, Policy, and Strategies for Affirmative Action Admissions in Higher Education
Charles R. Calleros
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
California Western Law Review, Vol. 43, 2006
This essay is based on a presentation made to the American Association of Educational Research and is designed to be accessible to non-law-trained staff in admissions offices throughout a university. It seeks to present the basic legal standards governing admissions and the policy choices that admissions committees must confront regarding diversity. It recommends admissions criteria that value diversity, while a companion essay urges renewed commitment to programs designed to increase the flow of diverse students through the kindergarten to high school (K-12) and college pipeline to higher education.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 21
Keywords: equal protection, education, race-conscious admissionsAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: May 17, 2009
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