Tennessee colleges

2013 TN General Assembly
6:11 am
Thu February 14, 2013

Tennessee Universities Defend Diversity Programs

College presidents in Tennessee are defending their programs meant to diversify their student bodies. They worry about an effort to outlaw any preferences on the basis of race or gender.

Universities are already barred by federal law from giving minorities a leg up in the admittance or hiring process. But there are efforts to attract certain under-represented groups.

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