Wesleyan and U of Minnesota drop legacy admissions

From Inside Higher Ed: “Wesleyan University will no longer consider applicants’ ties to alumni in admissions decisions, the institution announced last week. Wesleyan president Michael Roth wrote in a statement that even though legacy status already played only ‘a negligible role’ in the university’s admissions process, it was important to take a definitive official position in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision striking down affirmative action. … Similarly, the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities ended its legacy admissions policy.”

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