Q&A: Diversity and Affirmative Action

Event Details

October 21, 2013
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building

Room: 160

Handicap access available
Free admission

What are the implications of the Supreme Court's recent decision on affirmative action? Why is there so much debate about affirmative action? How does diversity relate to affirmative action? How does affirmative action in the U.S. compare to other countries? What is the Commonwealth Honors College's policy on diversity? Hear a Question and Answer session between Amilcar Shabazz (Faculty Advisor to the Chancellor on Diversity & Excellence; Professor of African American Studies) and Daniel Gordon (Acting Dean of Commonweath Honors College, Professor of History).