Chair Owens to Hold Hearing on the Changing Landscape of College Admissions

On Thursday, September 28, at 10:15 a.m., the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, chaired by Rep. Burgess Owens (UT-04), will hold a hearing titled “How SCOTUS’s Decision on Race-Based Admissions is Shaping University Policies.
“The Supreme Court delivered a resounding defeat for racism when it deemed race-based college admissions unconstitutional,” said Chairman Owens. “Ending the era of affirmative action in higher education is of the utmost importance as we work to build a system that rewards perseverance, merit, and hard work rather than skin color. I am looking forward to gaveling in our subcommittee to examine how this landmark ruling will positively shape university policies now and in the future.”
What: Subcommittee hearing titled “How SCOTUS’s Decision on Race-Based Admissions is Shaping University Policies”
When: 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, September 28, 2023
Where: 2175 Rayburn House Office Building
Press: The hearing is open to the press and will be live-streamed on the Committee’s YouTube page.


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