The results are in from our comprehensive survey of over 5,000 educators across the United States and the world—our definitive barometer of the current trends in education. Among the most important findings:

  • 63% say that the biggest issue currently facing their school is underfunding
  • 78% believe students are more distracted than ever before
  • 75% claim that the current U.S. federal administration is having a negative impact on higher education
  • 67% feel that student instruction is more important than research for working educators

As the 2017 Professor Pulse survey shows us, there’s a wide variety of challenges facing higher education today. But educators aren’t taking the bad news lying down—they’re actively working to make education better any way they can. Read the infographic in full below, or you can also download it as a PDF here. Current Trends in Education: Professor Pulse 2017 Survey

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