Lewis Jones

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Affirmative Action at Berkeley

We continue the debate on affirmative action in response to Karen

Paget's "Diversity at Berkeley: Demogoguery or Demography" (TAP,

Spring 1992) and Paul Starr's "Civil Reconstruction: What to Do Without

Affirmative Action" (TAP, Winter 1992)


ADMISSIONS OMISSIONS BY LEWIS R. JONES

The University of California at Berkeley is one of

the most selective large public universities in the country. This is true

whether one measures selectivity by the average quality of the student body or

by the proportion of applicants admitted.

In recent years, UC Berkeley has also become a symbol of the nation's supposed