Chronicle of Higher Education
Excerpt: Americans today believe in the value of a college credential, but they aren’t convinced higher education is fulfilling its promise to society.
That ambivalence toward colleges — general support with some real caveats — infused responses to a national poll by The Chronicle to gauge public perceptions of higher education. The goal was to probe attitudes about the value of a degree and, beyond educating individual students, institutions’ broader activities and goals. This is the first of several stories that will explore the poll’s findings and the issues they raise.Click here for link to full article