Defending diversity is a powerful contribution to the ongoing discussion on affirmative action in higher education perhaps more important, it is a valuable record of the history, events, arguments, and issues surrounding the original lawsuits and the supreme court's subsequent ruling, and helps reclaim the debate from those forces opposed to. The volume suggests that fisher might on the one hand be a further challenge to the use of racial criteria in admissions, but on the other presents a new opportunity to tackle, at long last, the burgeoning economic divisions in our system of higher education, and in society as a whole. Scholarship in action is one way to do this, a vision of higher education that prepares students for the world, in the world, with a sense of social responsibility for its failures and solutions for its future. Affirmative action in higher education affirmative action should not be aloud in public education admission into higher education facilities should be based upon an individuals academic performance, not on race or gender at certain colleges, a high percentage of undergraduate admission decisions are based upon race. Art coleman, managing partner of education counsel and the author of numerous briefs defending affirmative action in higher education, said the justice department shift “has the potential to be.
Nancy cantor is chancellor of rutgers university in newarka social psychologist, she is a champion for inclusion and advocate for re-emphasizing the role universities play as anchor institutions in their communities, collaborating with cross-sector partners to fulfill higher education’s public mission as an engine of discovery, innovation, and social mobility. Nancy cantor is chancellor of rutgers university–newark, a diverse, urban, public research universitya distinguished leader in higher education, cantor is recognized nationally and internationally as an advocate for leveraging diversity in all its dimensions, re-emphasizing the public mission of colleges and universities as engines of discovery, innovation, and social mobility, and. Nancy cantor is chancellor of rutgers university-newark, a post she assumed in january 2014 a distinguished leader in higher education, she is recognized nationally and internationally as an advocate for re-emphasizing its public mission. A prominent advocate of affirmative action, he played a leading role in the twin supreme court cases—grutter v bollinger and gratz v bollinger—that upheld and clarified the importance of diversity as a compelling justification for affirmative action in higher education a leading first amendment scholar, he is widely published on freedom of.
A 2003 court case upheld affirmative action in higher education ncc reporter kat sudue will have more on this case later on ncc news online this entry was posted in bdj 66501 and tagged affirmative action , court of appeals , kat sudue , nancy cantor , sharon contreras , supreme court , university of texas on june 25, 2013 by ashley iaconetti. Nancy cantor’s career in higher education reflects the values we hold dear at rutgers, including interdisciplinary research excellence, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and service to the communities of which we are a part. The future of affirmative action june 17, by nancy cantor and peter englot 4—emphasis added, by arthur l coleman and teresa e taylor download chapter 4 5—new rules for affirmative action in higher education, by scott greytak download chapter 5 6—transitioning to race-neutral admissions, by halley potter. Nancy cantor is a distinguished higher education leader who is helping forge a new understanding of the role of universities in society as chancellor and president of syracuse university, she spearheads pursuit of its vision, scholarship in action, a view of the university not as a traditional.
Nancy cantor is chancellor of rutgers university – newark, a diverse, urban, public research university a distinguished leader in higher education, she is recognized nationally and. Art coleman, managing partner of education counsel and the author of numerous briefs defending affirmative action in higher education, said the justice department shift has the potential to be very significant. Affirmative action and higher education affirmative action and higher education for this assignment, you are asked to choose either nancy cantor's article affirmative action and higher education or ward connerly's on the road to equal rights.
The next 25 years: affirmative action in higher education in the united states and south africa is a peculiar book, in that its real function is not seriously sociological or jurisprudential but polemical one might suppose, from the title, that this is a balanced set of essays exploring the short- and middle-term future of “affirmative action,” a phrase that appears in the volume hundreds. Affirmative action in higher education remains controversial and vexing few people argue that consideration of race in college or law-school applications would be the best policy in an ideal world affirmative action and higher education in the united states and south africa nancy cantor and jo thomas as we think about higher. As an administrator at the university of michigan, cantor had been involved in its defense of affirmative-action policies in the 2003 grutter v bollinger and gratz v.
As we survey the environment following this summer's affirmative action ruling by the supreme court in fisher v means for increasing diversity in higher education guided by nancy cantor. Nancy cantor, chancellor of rutgers university-newark, is a distinguished higher education leader who is helping to forge a new understanding of the role of universities in society prior to joining rutgers university-newark, cantor served as chancellor of syracuse university from 2004-2013. In chapter 2, nancy cantor, the president of rutgers newark and the former chancellor of syracuse university, explains with her colleague peter englot that racial, ethnic, and economic diversity on campus is vital tags: affirmative action, higher education, fisher v texas richard d kahlenberg, senior fellow.