A federal civil rights agency investigating possible gender discrimination in college admissions will subpoena data from more than a dozen mid-Atlantic universities of all sizes and types, reports the Associated Press. The probe by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is focusing on whether some colleges favor men by admitting them at higher rates than women, or by offering them more generous aid packages. Commission members voted Dec. 16 to authorize subpoenas for 19 universities within a 100-mile radius of where the commission meets in Washington, D.C.—the geographical extent of their subpoena authority. Women outnumber men nearly 60 percent to...

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