PERSPECTIVES: Are Academics Fleeing Red States?

“News articles and opinion pieces have raised alarms that significant numbers of faculty members are fleeing, or considering fleeing, jobs in states where universities face increasing right-wing pressure in favor of jobs in states where they don’t—fueling a Southern brain drain.” But evidence gathered from Florida, Texas, and North Carolina doesn’t support that supposition. That’s the conclusion of a report published in Inside Higher Education. However, continuing suppression, improved measuring systems, and time may tell a different story. Read more here.

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