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Faculty Action, Fall 1977

This issue of Faculty Action focuses on the Bakke case, in which the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the policy of affirmative action in college admissions but ruled out the use of racial quotas. Writing before the decision was issued, the editors connect the effort to roll back expansive admissions policies to the economic crisis that engulfed the US during the 1970s.

Faculty Action was a newspaper published by a group of radicals active on New York and New Jersey area campuses. The editors consistently advocated positions to the left of both CUNY administration and the Professional Staff Congress (PSC), the union representing CUNY faculty, and maintained connections with the radical social movements of the day.

Source | Friedheim, Bill
Creator | Faculty Action
Date Created | 1977
Rights | Copyright Faculty Action Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Item Type | Text (Newspaper / Magazine / Journal)
Cite This document | Faculty Action, “Faculty Action, Fall 1977,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed December 10, 2019,

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