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www.wunc.org: UNC Defends Its Race-Conscious Admissions Practices in Court

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Do UNC-Chapel Hill’s admissions policies disproportionately favor underrepresented minorities?

Host Frank Stasio talks to WUNC education reporter Liz Schlemmer about UNC race-conscious admission policies and a lawsuit that challenges them.

They were unsuccessful against the University of Texas at Austin, and the Harvard University case is awaiting appeal.

Students for Fair Admissions, Incorporated claims that race-conscious admissions policies at UNC-Chapel Hill provide Black, Latinx, and Native American students with an unfair advantage.

The university has asserted that its admissions policies are constitutionally sound, though race is considered when reviewing applicants.

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