7:49 am
Thu February 21, 2013

UT Knoxville Says Anti Preference Bill Would Be 'Lawyer's Dream'


Tennessee’s institutions of higher education are still trying to scuttle legislative tweaks to their admissions and hiring processes. A proposed law intended to make sure no preference is shown on the basis of race or gender was again delayed in a state Senate committee.

Universities are worried about the possibly broad interpretation of what “preference” could mean.

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