Statement from Laura L. Anglin on the Supreme Court’s Decision in the Fisher vs. University of Texas, Austin Case

News Date: 6/9/2016

Statement from Laura L. Anglin, president of The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities in New York, on the Supreme Court’s decision in the Fisher vs. University of Texas, Austin case.

“New York’s independent colleges and universities are committed to the goals, purposes and rationale of achieving broad diversity in higher education. We are heartened by today’s decision by the nation’s highest court affirming landmark cases – going back decades – which further support the value of diversity on our college campuses.” 

About The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities in New York 
Founded in 1956, The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) in New York represents the chief executives of New York's 100+ independent (private, not-for-profit) colleges and universities on issues of public policy. Member colleges compose the largest private sector of higher education in the world and confer most of the bachelor’s degrees (51%), master’s degrees (71%), and doctoral and first-professional degrees (80%) earned in New York State.