Jonathan Alger To Speak At Affirmative Action Day, February 26

The President's Commission on Affirmative Action (PCAA) invites you to

    Affirmative Action Day
    February 26, 2004
    12:00 pm – 2:00pm

We have a lot to commemorate!

The 50th Anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education,
The 30th Anniversary of the PCAA at MSU
& African American Heritage Month

The Day’s Events:
12:00: Flag Raising Ceremony and Proclamation Reading
Dr. Susan Cole at the Student Center flagpole

12:15: Meet the attorney, Jonathan Alger, who coordinated the University of Michigan cases on admissions that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court

Student Center Room 411-414

Assistant Counsel at the University of Michigan
“Diversity in Education: Everyone Benefits”

Admission is free
Luncheon will be served

Information about diversity on our campus will be available.

For more information contact Barbara Milton MSU Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Officer (973) 655-4349 or Tina Jacobowitz, Ph.D. Chair, President's Commission on Affirmative Action., (973) 655-7191

Jonathan Alger is Assistant General Counsel and adjunct faculty member at the University of Michigan. He coordinated the University’s work on the admissions lawsuits and continues to work on related affirmative action matters. He also provides leadership in the areas of intellectual property, media and information law, and cyberspace legal issues. In the winter term, he teaches Higher Education Law at the Law School. Mr. Alger previously served as chief counsel for the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) in Washington, DC.

He has spoken and written extensively on diversity and other legal issues in higher education, and has twice traveled to Germany to give a series of lectures on American higher education law for policy-makers and educators. Mr. Alger is a graduate of Swarthmore College and Harvard Law School.