Several New York universities are hosting a summer accounting program for “underrepresented high school students” that doesn’t allow white students to apply, which may run afoul of anti-discrimination laws.
Campus Reform’s Ben Zeisloft (who also writes for The Daily Wire) reported that the “Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession” program, which is sponsored by the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Moynihan Scholarship Fund, aims to introduce 250 “promising underrepresented high school students” to accounting. The program is hosted by nine New York institutes of higher education: Ithaca College, Medgar Evers College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Siena College, St. John’s University, SUNY New Paltz, SUNY Oswego, the University at Buffalo, and Westchester Community College.
The program includes “virtual sessions about forensic accounting, interviewing skills, public speaking, networking, and an ‘accounting profession overview’ featuring a panel discussion with experts in the profession,” Zeisloft reported.
The online application for the program does not include an option for white students to