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Affirmative Action and Academic Diversity


Abigail Fisher's affirmative action lawsuit against the University of Texas Law School has drawn attention to the question of on-campus diversity. The US Supreme Court determined Fisher's case is best decided by a lower court, and this hour we'll examine the Court's (non-) decision. We'll talk about how diversity is measured, and what its value is in an academic setting.


  • Ruth Colker, professor, Moritz College of Law
  • Estela Mara Bensimon, Professor of education, USC
  • Vern Granger, Director of Admissions OSU