Campuses pretend to be more diverse than they are

The research team counted the racially identifiable student photographs and also gathered data on the actual make-up of the student bodies. The findings: Black students made up an average of 7.9 percent of students at the colleges studied, but 12.4 percent of those in viewbooks. … Looked at another way, he found that more than 75 percent of colleges appeared to overrepresent black students in viewbooks. [link]

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