According to rumor, the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the U-M admissions lawsuit might be as soon as monday. The Detroit News has started coverage of the case with a special report that starts with a bang: “Society may change course if affirmative action dies” shouts the headline in the usually stolid News. The first story focuses particularly on businesses’ use of affirmative action:
“Officials at Steelcase, the world’s largest manufacturer of office furniture, said they would stay committed to recruiting diverse employees, even if it costs more to recruit from a wider spectrum of colleges because of a lack of minorities at elite schools. The number of African-American, Hispanic and Native-American students is expected to drop at the country’s most elite schools if they can’t consider race in admissions decisions.”
>See: Affirmative action in the news …

Author: Rob