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IU statement on SCOTUS ruling regarding university admissions

Jun 29, 2023

Indiana University President Pamela Whitten and other university leaders — including James Wimbush, vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion; Dr. Jay L. Hess, executive vice president for university clinical affairs and dean of the IU School of Medicine; Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch, incoming interim chancellor of IUPUI; Susan Sciame-Giesecke, vice president for regional campuses and online education; and Rahul Shrivastav, executive vice president and provost of IU Bloomington — issued the following joint statement following today’s ruling from the Supreme Court in Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina and Students for Fair Admissions v. President and Fellows of Harvard College.

“While we review today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, Indiana University reaffirms our commitment to fostering a learning environment that is enriched by students, faculty and staff with a broad range of backgrounds and by robust discourse that draws on various perspectives and beliefs. In creating this experience, we reflect the fullness of our state, nation and world and prepare IU students for lifelong success as citizens and contributors to a global economy.”

View the message to IU students, faculty and staff on the decisions.


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