“higher education leaders “probably should be worried”
The more the public is exposed to what’s really happening on college campuses today, the less they like.
Inside Higher Ed reports:
Falling Confidence in Higher Ed
Just under half (48 percent) of American adults have “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in higher education, according to an analysis being released today by Gallup.
That figure is down from 57 percent in 2015 and represents a larger than typical decline in confidence in an American institution in a relatively short time period, according to Gallup. (Note: Gallup conducts some surveys for Inside Higher Ed, but this publication played no role in the results being released today.)
The largest confidence drops were found among Republicans. read more