What’s at stake for higher education in this election?
For a few days in early June, as President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney sparred over student debt and interest rates, it seemed that higher education might play a major role in the 2012 presidential race.
Since then, it has largely faded into the background, the subject of occasional T.V. and radio advertisements or debate one-liners. Still, when voters go to the polls on Nov. 6, issues important to colleges and their students — some obvious, some less so — will hang in the balance.
More by Libby A. Nelson for Inside Higher Ed.