Will free college end up a major issue in the upcoming election?

Will free college end up a major issue in the upcoming election?

Reported by Inside Higher Ed, South Bend, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg spoke against the largely popular democratic party idea, claiming that he doesn’t like the idea of lower-class non-college attending tax payers subsidizing the education of higher-class college attendees.

The takeaway? This nuanced economic position may actually increase the conversation about free college in the upcoming election cycle. And it’s all of our collective responsibility to help promote healthy debate about college affordability.

May you continue to fight the good enrollment growth fight at your institution today, and we’ll see you again tomorrow.

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Eric Olsen

As AVP of Marketing, Eric brings more than a decade of award-winning creative brand development, marketing analytics and higher education experience to Helix Education. Eric is a graduate of Bradley University and earned his MBA at Lewis University.