Affiliation:The Wall Street Journal; The Dallas Morning NewsThe Wall Street Journal; The Dallas Morning News
With college costs at record levels, and student debt topping $1.2 trillion, data on colleges is more critical than ever before. In the last year alone, colleges have been at the crux of major national controversies including sexual assault on campus, the rights of undocumented students, and tensions over political speech. This panel will take you through several major higher education data sets that will help you tell those stories. We'll explore data on student debt, campus demographics, and campus crime and talk about the pros and cons of using each data set.