April 4, 2008
The Public View of Politics in the Classroom
The older Americans are, and the less time they have spent on a college campus, the more likely they are to believe that professors are politically biased.
That's the chief finding of a question from a survey conducted through The Chronicle/Gallup Panel that asked Americans: "How often do you believe that college professors use their classrooms as a platform for their personal politics?"
Only 29 percent of those age 25 to 34, and who are more likely to have spent time on a