Topic: Fisher v. The University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas at Austin President Responds to Appeals Court Ruling in Fisher Case

Nov. 12, 2014

Read the full statement from University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers regarding today's ruling in the case of Fisher versus University of Texas.

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University of Texas at Austin President Responds to Court Ruling in Fisher Case

July 15, 2014

Following is a statement from University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers regarding today's court ruling in the case of Fisher versus University of Texas. The ruling relates to the use of ethnicity as one factor in determining college admissions.

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University of Texas Argues Before U.S. Supreme Court for Consideration of Race in Admissions

Oct. 10, 2012

The University of Texas at Austin today argued before the United States Supreme Court that the school's use of race as one of many factors in its admissions process is narrowly- tailored, constitutional and necessary to ensure a diverse student body that is vital to higher education.

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Supreme Court Case Puts Affirmative Action Issue Back in National Media Spotlight

Oct. 9, 2012
Supreme Court Case Puts Affirmative Action Issue Back in National Media Spotlight