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Thursday, April 16, 2009

UVa sponsored debate on Affirmative Action tonight

I don't have much admission office news, but I thought I'd post about a debate being held tonight at the Library of Congress. The debate is part of a series being sponsored by UVa's Miller Center and the topic is "The Future of Affirmative Action." The participants will debate whether affirmative action should consider wealth and class status instead of race and ethnicity. Tickets are not available, but the Miller Center webcasts their debates, so those interested can watch from home.

The website to which I linked has information about the participates (Julian Bond and Lee Bollinger are included...should be interesting) and more information about the issue.

The debate series' Youtube, Facebook, or MySpace pages will surly have some interesting comments.

Remember that there's another admitted student chat tonight!