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Apr 10 2023

The Roundtable: The Supreme Court Affirmative Action Decision and its Potential Impact

April 10, 2023

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM


Student Center East, Cardinal Room


750 S. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60607

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Please join us for the next edition of The Roundtable on April 10, 2023!

Topic: The Supreme Court Affirmative Action Decision and its Potential Impact

Date: Monday, April 10, 2023
Time: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Hybrid - Student Center East, Cardinal Room & Virtual Livestream

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About the Topic:

This edition of The Roundtable is titled “The Supreme Court Affirmative Action Decision and its Potential Impact,” and will feature special guest speaker, Youlonda Copeland-Morgan, UCLA Vice Provost, Enrollment Management (retired), as a member of a panel discussion. This panel discussion will explore the potential rippling impact of the possible outcomes of two cases recently heard by the Supreme Court related to race-conscious admissions practices at institutions of higher learning, and will also feature Kiely Fletcher, Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, as well as Nicky Boothe, Dean of UIC Law.  Our discussion will be moderated by Amalia Pallares, Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Engagement, and following the discussion panelists will engage in a Q & A with the audience, both in-person and online.

About our Panelists:

Ms. Copeland-Morgan is a nationally recognized and visionary leader in higher education, renowned for groundbreaking and creative strategies designed to propel institutions forward, who has served across all levels of higher education for more than four decades. Ms. Kiely Fletcher is a longstanding and key campus leader, with a background in diversity and inclusion studies, and over a decade of experience in enrollment management as well as student financial aid and scholarship administration at UIC. Dean Nicky Boothe is an experienced leader in legal education and an expert litigator, nationally recognized in the field of ethics and professionalism in law, whose work reflects a longstanding commitment to antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and student well-being.

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Tyler Nielsen

Date posted

Mar 26, 2023

Date updated

Apr 21, 2023