NEW YORK (Oct. 21)
More than 100 university presidents, deans and educational officials will attend a nationwide conference on discrimination in college admissions, Nov. 4 and 5 in Chicago, as part of the Anti-Defamation League’s “crack the quota” campaign against discrimination in higher education, it was announced here today.
The conference marks the first assembly of college officials for the specific purpose of dealing with discriminatory practices in education. Sponsored by the American Council on Education in cooperation with the Anti-Defamation League, the conference is the outgrowth of a nationwide survey of racial, religious and economic discrimination in college admission practices prepared by the Elmo Roper research organization for the Council on a grant from the A.D.L. which was made public earlier this year.