Articles tagged: affirmative action


New Georgetown class navigates college admissions in a post-affirmative action world

In the wake of the June 2023 Supreme Court ruling ending affirmative action, Georgetown has admitted its first class of applicants in a new college admissions landscape.


Georgetown must rebuild equitable admissions at every stage

The Supreme Court’s decision to repeal race-conscious affirmative action has brought inequitable college admissions practices to the forefront of discussions on higher education. Make no mistake, however: affirmative action was... Read more


DeGioia talks class-conscious admissions, GUPD, and more

Every semester, the editor-in-chief of the Voice has sat down with President John DeGioia to talk through pressing issues facing the Georgetown community. While the tradition went on hiatus during... Read more


Georgetown forced to rethink admissions as affirmative action is struck down

Georgetown will be one of many institutions of higher education forced to reconsider its admissions practices this fall following a Supreme Court decision on June 29 that ruled affirmative action... Read more


Georgetown, other Catholic schools tell Supreme Court that affirmative action is key to their religious mission

46 Catholic schools submitted an amicus curiae brief in support of educational affirmative action, arguing diversity promotes Catholic values.


Affirmative Action Focus of Discussion at Student-Run Event

The Asian American Student Association and Black Student Alliance partnered in hosting a discussion about affirmative action on Jan. 30.  The event was facilitated by Marcia Chatelain, associate professor of... Read more


Higher Edge: The necessity of taking action

It hurts to get rejected from your dream college, especially if you believe you’re qualified. It even makes sense to bear a bit of resentment in the years following your... Read more