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Chair Owens to Hold Hearing on the Changing Landscape of College Admissions — Tomorrow at 10:15 A.M.

Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 27, 2023

Tomorrow, September 28, at 10:15 a.m., the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, chaired by Rep. Burgess Owens (R-UT), will hold a hearing titled “How SCOTUS’s Decision on Race-Based Admissions is Shaping University Policies.
"The Supreme Court delivered a resounding defeat for racism when it deemed race-based college admissions unconstitutional," said Chairman Owens. "Ending the era of affirmative action in higher education is of the utmost importance as we work to build a system that rewards perseverance, merit, and hard work rather than skin color. I am looking forward to gaveling in our subcommittee to examine how this landmark ruling will positively shape university policies now and in the future."
Subcommittee hearing titled “How SCOTUS’s Decision on Race-Based Admissions is Shaping University Policies”
10:15 a.m. on Thursday, September 28, 2023
2175 Rayburn House Office Building


  • Ms. Alison Somin, Legal Fellow, Pacific Legal Foundation 
  • Mr. Yukong Mike Zhao, President, Asian American Coalition for Education 
  • Mr. David Hinojosa, J.D., Director of the Educational Opportunities Project, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law 
  • Mr. Delano Squires, Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Life, Religion, and Family Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation 

The hearing is open to the press and will be live-streamed on the Committee's YouTube page.


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