by Laura Edghill
Posted 11/26/14, 08:30 am
Federal lawsuits filed last week against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill allege improper race-based admissions practices at both universities.
The suits contend race-based affirmative action policies disproportionately discriminate against high-achieving white and Asian-American students. The Harvard lawsuit specifically asserts that the Ivy League university limits the number of Asian-American students it admits every year.