The Politics of Higher Education: Election 2020

There has never been a generation of students as diverse as those pursuing postsecondary education today. How well are their needs reflected in the campaign platforms of 2020 candidates? Is higher education reform a winning issue at the ballot box; how are political crosswinds affecting the landscape for higher education policy reform? Beyond political slogans and bumper stickers, does higher education policy have a chance to break through the noise of the 2020 political landscape?

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Basic Understanding