BUFFALO, N.Y. — Some fully expected affirmative action policies for college admissions to be struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court. And the high court’s ruling on Thursday, which stated it violated Constitutional protections, specifically applied to programs at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina.
2 On Your Side found out higher education institutions are now reassessing their own programs and charting an alternate path for student body diversity.
Canisius College President Steve Stoute has proudly passed out diplomas. But on Thursday he was passing out opinions on the Supreme Court’s six member majority decision against race-conscious admissions and the impact on his Jesuit school
Stoute, who is an attorney and a court watcher, says it was “Disappointing but not surprising.”
As for Canisius College, he emphasized “Nothing will change for us. This ruling – it will impact any number of institutions but we will find ways to build a …