The Election and Higher Ed

Key articles about the candidates’ positions and how the campaign has played out on campus -- plus a selection of commentary.

November 8, 2016

Americans vote today in what may be the most contentious U.S. presidential election in modern history. While higher education has not been a central issue in the general election campaign, the candidates have offered starkly different ideas about college affordability and many other topics of importance to colleges, professors and students.

The presidential candidates and their positions:

The campaigns and students:

The campaigns and professors:

A selection of essays by our contributors:


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