No Indoctrination In Academe

, Malcolm A. Kline, Leave a comment

That’s what a new survey shows. Believe it or not, it was conducted by academics. “The research finds that, after one year in college, many students view both liberals and conservatives more favorably than when they arrived on campus (and by about the same margins),” Scott Jaschik writes in Inside Higher Ed. “The researchers suggest that this shows that college — or at least the freshman year — isn’t a time when students are indoctrinated, but is actually a time when they meet people with different views and come to respect them (regardless of whether they end up changing their own views).”