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Withdrawal of Federal Guidance on the Use of Race by Schools: Immediate Impressions and Next Steps

Webinar
7.11.18
Issues in Higher Education Webinar Series

On July 3, 2018, the Department of Justice and Department of Education withdrew Obama-administration guidance to educational institutions on the extent to which schools may consider race as a factor in achieving diversity. The Departments’ actions may signal a shift toward discouraging the use of race-conscious programs to achieve diversity and could impact how private and public institutions structure their admissions practices. 
 
In this webinar, Husch Blackwell partners John Borkowski and Derek Teeter will provide their immediate impressions of what the withdrawal means and the steps institutions should take in the coming months.

Date and Time
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. CDT
 
Who Should Attend
General counsel and higher education industry leaders, including in-house counsel, board members, senior administrators, deans, department chairs and faculty.
   
Continuing Education Credit 
This program is pending approval for Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin continuing legal education credit.
   
Questions? 
Contact Emily Kenyon at 816.983.8776.