Institute for Democracy & Higher Education
Find the latest updates and announcements from the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education, as well as press coverage of our research, articles written by our experts in prominent publications, and commentary from IDHE leaders on the political learning and engagement of college students.
IDHE in the News
Voting participation among Yale students rose from 32.7 percent in the 2012 presidential election to 56.7 percent in 2016, according to a report from the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement, or the NSLVE.
Nancy Thomas describes the campus environments to eschew, as well as those to nourish, in order to encourage free expression, inclusion and learning.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
“We’ve been so scared of appearing partisan or political that we’re really not educating for democracy,” says Nancy Thomas, director of the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education, at Tufts University.