Equitable Admissions Practices in Higher Education
10:00am Pacific Tim
On July 25th, we released the first in a series of policy papers and practice briefs under our national initiative, Affirming Equity, Ensuring Inclusion, Empowering Action, which focuses on dismantling inequity in higher education. Legal and higher education experts shared the impact of the Supreme Court decision and solutions for making access to college more equitable, such as holistic review in admissions, and ending discriminatory practices, including legacy and standardized testing in admissions.
- Lisa Holder, president of Equal Justice Society; presenting the racial equity imperative for equal opportunity to college
- Art Coleman, managing partner and co-founder of Education Counsel; presenting legal interpretations of the ruling
- Mamie Voight, president and CEO of the Institute for Higher Education Policy; presenting on strategies in rethinking recruitment and demonstrated interest practices
- Michael Bastedo, professor and associate dean at the University of Michigan Marsal Family School of Education; presenting on equitable holistic review practices of college applicants
- Julie J. Park, associate professor of student affairs at the University of Maryland College of Education; presenting test-optional and test-free policies in admission