Some school newspapers are such creatures of the university administration that you can almost see the wagons being circled when you read them.
The entire Ivy League has declared its brotherhood with Harvard as it battles Asian-Americans alleging discrimination, and it sounds suspiciously as though they are trying to cloak their opposition to Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) as a defense of diversity.
In filing an amicus, or friend of the court, brief, the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) may be putting itself on the opposite side of Asian-Americans alleging discrimination at Harvard.
The National Association of Scholars (NAS) has filed an amicus or friend of the court brief on behalf of the Asian-Americans alleging discrimination at Harvard.
Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), which is arguing in a lawsuit that it does, are pointing to findings from Harvard’s own Office of Institutional Research (OIR) which calculate that based on grades alone, Asian-Americans could make up nearly half the student body at the Ivy League institution.