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1 It is not only shaping higher education, but also higher education’s role in society. Today, diversity is no longer a projection—it is a reality. S. higher education over the last fifty years, have grown in their urgency, new issues are developing. Indeed, the breadth of concerns related to diversity on campuses throughout the United States include not only race, ethnicity, gender, and class, but religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, among others. The combination of shifting demographics and the increasing visibility of issues related to numerous identity groups indicates that the context for diversity is expanding.

Four were data from individual institutions, including data from one law school using the LSAT as the test. One was a system wide data set from a large system and one was a national data set. The available measures of success varied by data set but included metrics like gpa, graduation, bar passage, and honors designation at graduation. The results were dramatic in demonstrating that contrary to popular beliefs, the pattern did not fall into a linear line between test and outcome measure. Indeed, especially for URM students, there was no pattern even resembling this.

G. (1975). Process-outcome study of instruction in higher education. Unpublished Dissertation, Claremont Graduate School. Smith, D. G. (1990). Women’s colleges and coed colleges: Is there a difference for women? Journal of Higher Education, 61, 181–195. Smith, D. G. (1995). Organizational implications of diversity. In M. Chemers, S.  220–244). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.  G. (1997) The progress of a decade: An imperative for the future. A report to the James Irvine Foundation. Smith, D. G. (1999). Strategic evaluation: An imperative for the future of campus diversity.

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