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Monday, May 6, 2024

Left-Leaning Campuses

Many posts have discussed the spiral of silence on campus.  Students and faculty feel social pressure to conform to prevailing ideologies.

 Nate Silver:

The protests are also happening against a background of what are often extremely left-leaning environments on college campuses. The 2023 College Pulse survey asked students at hundreds of undergraduate institutions about their political views on a liberal-conservative scale. At the Ivy and “Ivy Plus” schools that were home to some of the first protests, liberals outnumber conservatives by a ratio of approximately 5:1, including by as high as 11:1 at Brown at 9:1 at Penn: