Topic: William Powers Jr.

Business, Military, Society To Benefit if Supreme Court Upholds UT Admissions Policy

Aug. 14, 2012

Retired generals, Fortune 500 corporations and states across our country joined with higher education leaders, University of Texas alumni, social scientists, civil rights groups, students and the United States government Monday in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the university's narrowly tailored use of race as one, non-predominant factor in its admissions decisions.

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University of Texas Receives Substantial Amicus Support in Supreme Court Case

Aug. 13, 2012

Numerous amicus briefs are being filed with the United States Supreme Court today in support of The University of Texas at Austin's holistic admissions process, which looks at an applicant's race and ethnicity among many other factors.

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Business, Higher Education, Civil Rights Groups Support University in Supreme Court Case

Aug. 10, 2012
Business, Higher Education, Civil Rights Groups Support University in Supreme Court Case

Amicus briefs have been filed with the United States Supreme Court in support of The University of Texas at Austin's holistic admissions process.

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President Powers on Fisher Case Brief

Aug. 6, 2012
President Powers on Fisher Case Brief

AUSTIN, Texas August 6, 2012, the University of Texas at Austin filed its brief to the United States Supreme Court as respondent in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin.

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UT Austin's Consideration of Race in Admissions is Narrow, Necessary and Constitutional

Aug. 6, 2012

Today, the University of Texas at Austin filed its brief to the United States Supreme Court as respondent in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. The university's brief states that "UT has learned through experience that diversity has invaluable educational benefits," and "better prepares students to become the next generation of leaders in an increasingly diverse work force and society."

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