Class of First-Time Freshmen Not a White Majority This Fall Semester at The University of Texas at Austin
For the first time in the history of The University of Texas at Austin, fewer than half of the fall semester's first-time freshmen are white students, according to a preliminary analysis.
Preliminary enrollment figures for the spring 2008 semester at The University of Texas at Austin show that proportional representation increased slightly for Asian American, Hispanic and African American students compared to the 2007 spring semester.
Following historic enrollment, African American architect John Saunders Chase lays foundation of firsts
In a sea of white faces, John Saunders Chase waited patiently amid the stares and glares of the swarm of humanity surrounding him. Cameras flashed as reporters hurled questions at him and jotted down his responses. It was June 7, 1950. Chase, an African American, was smartly dressed in a double-breasted coat and tie, as… » Continue Reading