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This top public university is getting more diverse in spite of a ban on affirmative action

Affirmative Action

In welcoming its freshman class to campus last fall, the University of Michigan did something that it has been incapable of achieving over the past decade.

It increased the minority students in its 2015 freshman class by almost 20% — its highest since 2005, The New York Times reported.

After 2005, there was a steep decline in minority students following a ban on affirmative action that Michigan voters passed into law in 2006. Since then, the percentage of minority students has been languishing.

Kedra Ishop, Michigan’s enrollment manager, was hired in 2014 to shape the incoming class. The strategies being used to read more >>>

Source : BusinessInsider.Com