WAMC New York News
12:23 pm
Mon April 18, 2005

U-Mass May Be Sued Over Race

Amherst, MA – The University of Massachusetts in Amherst has a higher percentage of white professors than the state's overall population. The university recently released a plan to hire more non-white professors to more accurately reflect the racial make-up of the state. Now a conservative group from Virginia says it will sue U-Mass if it implements the plan. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Eesha Williams reports.