Colleges are supposed to be places where people with diverse viewpoints from lots of backgrounds learn how to coexist. That’s long been one of higher education’s major selling points. But as critics tell it, colleges are where conservative views are quashed, right-wing speakers are run off campus, and liberal student mobs sway administrative decision-making.
As polarizing forces threaten campus conversations across difference – and higher education’s reputation – this guide will arm you with facts and strategies. You’ll find data and analysis of the actual state of play at colleges and universities nationwide. Case studies to help you better support productive debates and civic engagement at your institution. And provocative commentary from academics to help you start conversations on your campus.
Date: September 27, 2019
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