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Amicus Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court: Fisher v. University of Texas

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Amicus Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court: Fisher v. University of Texas

August 13, 2012

​Amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case Fisher v. University of Texas, which involves a challenge to the consideration of race and ethnicity in admissions to University of Texas at Austin. The court will hear the case in fall 2012.

Along with ACE, associations signing the brief include:

  • American Anthropological Association
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American Association of Community Colleges
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  • American Association of University Professors
  • American College Personnel Association
  • American Indian Higher Education Consortium
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association of American Universities
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Community College Trustees
  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Public and Land Grant Universities
  • Association of Research Libraries
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • College and University Professional Association for Human Resources
  • The Common Application
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  • Council for Opportunity in Education
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • EDUCAUSE
  • Graduate Management Admissions Council
  • Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work
  • National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc.
  • National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
  • Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund

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