Affirmative Distraction: Elimination of Affirmative Action at U-Massachusetts
Against The Current vol. 82
Gaytán, Marie Saritahttp://www.solidarity-us.org//node/1709
Date Written: 01/09/1999
Year Published: 1999
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX12871
The west wind has blown east. The elimination of affirmative action in Texas, California, and Washington's public university systems seemed like a phenomenon isolated to highly competitive west-coast state universitiesuntil February 1999, when the University of Massachusetts announced that it too would eliminate the use of race-based admissions policies and scholarship programs.