Wicked Problem: Affirmative Action — Who Wins?

 

What does it mean to have merit in a country that is so historically unmeritorious?

Sarah Zearfoss Senior Assistant Dean, University of Michigan Law School
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Wicked Problem: Affirmative Action — Who Wins?

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In this new Aspen Ideas format, all attendees gather each morning to kick off the day by exploring a current issue of deep complexity. This year, the Supreme Court is once again considering the constitutionality of race-based affirmative action programs, and its ruling may have a profound impact on the makeup of America’s most selective colleges and universities. How should merit be evaluated? What should race be considered a proxy for? And how can we achieve the benefits that flow from students of different backgrounds and experiences learning together?

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