As director of admissions at the University of Texas at Austin, Kedra Ishop is the university's chief recruiter. A graduate of the university herself, she says UT's historical legacy leaves some students skeptical that the university will welcome them. AP photo
Demonstrators protest outside the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco after a panel heard oral arguments in February in a lawsuit seeking to overturn Proposition 209, which barred racial, ethnic or gender preferences in public education, employment and contracting. AP file photo

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