Racial diversity as a financial necessity at state universities
The Hechinger Report
APRIL 5, 2019
Since 2001, when standardized test standards were first imposed at the flagship, LSU has rejected any applicant who earned less than a 22 on the ACT. In a campus climate survey conducted Lockett’s sophomore year, a quarter of the black respondents said they did not feel “part of the family” at the university, and another third said they didn’t feel part of the community. The 60-year-old Middleton Library has suffered water damage from a leak.