affirmative action http://kbia.org en Mo., Kan. public colleges carefully seek minorities http://kbia.org/post/mo-kan-public-colleges-carefully-seek-minorities <p>Public colleges in Missouri and Kansas say a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action won't affect how they recruit minority students.</p><p>Officials at Missouri-Kansas City, The University of Missouri in Columbia, Kansas and Kansas State all say race plays no role in their admission standards.</p><p>The Supreme Court ruling in June didn't forbid considering race in admission but said schools must prove there are "no race-neutral alternatives" to achieve diversity on campus.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 22:42:27 +0000 Associated Press 36697 at http://kbia.org Mo., Kan. public colleges carefully seek minorities