VIDEO: Legacy admissions could be a thing of the past in Virginia

By Dogwood Staff

February 5, 2024

Legacy college admissions could soon be a thing of the past in Virginia, thanks to a bill introduced by Democratic Del. Dan Helmer. Helmer says that right-wing groups mistakenly believe race plays a disproportionate role in college admission decisions. The real problem, according to him, is the outsized influence of alumni status and donations in admissions.

@vadogwoodnews Legacy college admissions could soon be a thing of the past in Virginia, thanks to a bill introduced by Democratic Del. Dan Helmer. Helmer says that right-wing groups mistakenly believe race plays a disproportionate role in college admission decisions. The real problem, according to him, is the outsized influence of alumni status and donations in admissions. #virginianews #legacyadmissions #college #university #senatebill ♬ original sound – The Dogwood

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