The Chronicle of Higher Education
By Clara Turnage
July 10, 2017
A majority of Republicans and right-leaning independents think higher education has a negative effect on the country, according to a new study released bu the Pew Research Center on Monday. The same study has found a consistent increase in distrust of colleges ans universities since 2010, when negative perceptions among Republicans was measured at 32 percent. That number now stands at 58 percent.
By comparison, 72 percent of Democrats or left-leaning Independents in the study said colleges ans universities have a positive impact on the United States.
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