Tag Archives: Affirmative Action

Shattering the Silences: The Case for Minority Faculty

Film: Shattering the Silences
February 19th, 1998

Public showing of the film Shatting the Silences: The Case for Minority Faculty, followed by public discussion, cosponsored


Affirmative Action in the University: Right or Wrong?

David Wilhelm & OU faculty
April 22nd, 1998

Introductory remarks
David Wilhelm, Center for Public and Environmental Affairs

History of affirmative action legislation
Patricia Gunn, Department of Management Systems

Politics of affirmative action
Robert Rhodes, Department of African American Studies

Philosophical perspective on affirmative action
Richard Manning, Department of Philosophy

Arguments against affirmative action
Richard Vedder, Department of Economics

Arguments for affirmative action
William Smith, Office of Institutional Equity

Audience response