The 2012 Presidential Election & Higher Education

Resources on President Obama's and Mitt Romney's vision and plans for students and colleges and universities. We will continue to update this page through the election on Nov. 6.


  1. Countdown to Nov. 6: One Week to Go

  2. ACE members: Register now for our members-only webinar on what the election results mean for higher education
  3. Presidential Debates: The Focus for October

    To be hosted by University of Denver (Oct. 3), Hofstra (NY) (Oct. 16), and Lynn University (FL) (Oct. 22). Centre College (KY) will host the single vice presidential debate between candidates Joe Biden and Paul Ryan on Oct. 11.
  4. Debate 2: Oct. 16 at Hofstra
  5. Romney to student: You will have a job when you graduate