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University of Texas at Austin President Responds to Appeals Court Ruling in Fisher Case

Read the full statement from University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers regarding today’s ruling in the case of Fisher versus University of Texas.

University of Texas at Austin President Responds to Court Ruling in Fisher Case

University of Texas at Austin President Responds to Court Ruling in Fisher Case

Following is a statement from University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers regarding today’s court ruling in the case of Fisher versus University of Texas. The ruling relates to the use of ethnicity as one factor in determining college admissions.

University of Texas Argues Before U.S. Supreme Court for Consideration of Race in Admissions

The University of Texas at Austin today argued before the United States Supreme Court that the school's use of race as one of many factors in its admissions process is narrowly- tailored, constitutional and necessary to ensure a diverse student body that is vital to higher education.