Oberlin Responds to Supreme Court Decision on Affirmative Action

Ruling bars colleges from considering race as a factor in admissions.

June 29, 2023

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On June 29, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to end affirmative action, the law enacted to improve educational and employment opportunities for members of groups that have faced discrimination. The court’s ruling prohibits colleges and universities from considering race as a factor in the admissions process.

Read Oberlin President Carmen Twillie Ambar’s response to the high court’s decision.

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