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How Harvard Can Legally Favor Alumni Children and Athletes

How Harvard Can Legally Favor Alumni Children and Athletes

August 06, 2018

This isn't the first time the university has faced scrutiny over policies that favor white over Asian American students. Comments in the 1980s by admissions officers on alumni children, athletes and Asian Americans may be relevant today.
This isn't the first time the university has faced scrutiny over policies that favor white over Asian American students. Comments in the 1980s by admissions officers on alumni children, athletes and Asian Americans may be relevant today.

August 06, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Police Called on Black Student Eating Lunch

Police Called on Black Student Eating Lunch

August 03, 2018

An employee at Smith College in Northampton, Mass., called campus police on a black graduate student because the employee thought the student looked “out of place,” MassLive reported.
An employee at Smith College in Northampton, Mass., called campus police on a black graduate student because the employee thought the student looked “out of place,” MassLive reported.

August 03, 2018

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Los Angeles Business Journal, CA

American Jewish University Names Jeffrey Herbst as New President

American Jewish University Names Jeffrey Herbst as New President

August 03, 2018

American Jewish University in Bel-Air has named former Newseum and Colgate University president Jeffrey Herbst as its new president, succeeding longtime leader Robert Wexler, the university announced June 6.
American Jewish University in Bel-Air has named former Newseum and Colgate University president Jeffrey Herbst as its new president, succeeding longtime leader Robert Wexler, the university announced June 6.

August 03, 2018

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The New York Times

N.Y.U. Prevails in Case That Said It Let Retirement Plans Reap Excess Fees

N.Y.U. Prevails in Case That Said It Let Retirement Plans Reap Exce...

August 02, 2018

New York University has prevailed in a lawsuit that accused it of failing to properly oversee employee retirement plans and causing thousands of workers to pay millions of dollars in excess fees.  In a decision issued on Tuesday, Judge Katherine B. Forrest of Federal District Court in Manhattan found that the plaintiffs had failed to prove that they suffered any losses or that N.Y.U. acted imprudently. While Judge Forrest ruled in favor of N.Y.U. on all claims, she did find “deficiencies” in the processes used by the university’s retirement plan committee. 
New York University has prevailed in a lawsuit that accused it of failing to properly oversee employee retirement plans and causing thousands of workers to pay millions of dollars in excess fees.  In a decision issued on Tuesday, Judge Katherine B. Forrest of Federal District Court in Manhattan found that the plaintiffs had failed to prove that they suffered any losses or that N.Y.U. acted imprudently. While Judge Forrest ruled in favor of N.Y.U. on all claims, she did find “deficiencies” in the processes used by the university’s retirement plan committee. 

August 02, 2018

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The Boston Globe

Harvard Lawsuit Divides Many in Asian American Community

Harvard Lawsuit Divides Many in Asian American Community

August 02, 2018

Asian-Americans may be at the center of a discrimination lawsuit against Harvard University (MA), but the case has left them deeply divided about whether they are penalized in elite college admissions and whether affirmative action policies are at fault.  In intensely personal stories and sweeping accounts of past legal battles, Asian-American students and organizations from across the country staked out positions on the case in court documents filed this week.
Asian-Americans may be at the center of a discrimination lawsuit against Harvard University (MA), but the case has left them deeply divided about whether they are penalized in elite college admissions and whether affirmative action policies are at fault.  In intensely personal stories and sweeping accounts of past legal battles, Asian-American students and organizations from across the country staked out positions on the case in court documents filed this week.

August 02, 2018

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