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Affirmative Action Ruling Has Little Effect on UB

By Mark Scott

Buffalo, NY – It's being hailed as a landmark decision -- but many college administrators, including those at UB, don't think it'll have much impact on their policies. The split Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action struck down one University of Michigan admissions policy while keeping another intact.

The high court Monday upheld the policy of the University of Michigan law school to give minority applicants an edge when applying for admission. But the justices struck down a point system used by the school to give preference to minorities applying for undergraduate admission.

What impact will this have on admission policies at the University at Buffalo? Click the "listen" icon above to hear Mark Scott's interview with Provost Elizabeth Capaldi.