AUSTIN — Minority lawmakers demanded Monday that Texas A&M University set concrete goals for increasing minority enrollment in the wake of its controversial policy not to consider race in admissions.
San Antonio Express News
General State funding for Texas A&M University, and possibly confirmation of its regents, might be on the line unless the university enrolls more minority students beginning next fall, a state senator said Monday.
Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, made the comment after African American and Hispanic lawmakers met with A&M President Robert Gates.
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Dallas Morning News
Several minority lawmakers on Monday urged Texas A&M University officials to reverse their decision to not consider race in admitting students, but university President Robert Gates told them in a private meeting he opposes using race as a factor.
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