Reactions: How HigherEd Reacted To Trump’s Election

Donald Trump

Yesterday, Donald Trump won the US presidential election. Higher education was overwhelmingly outspoken against the language he used and the things he said during his campaign, so how has the sector reacted to the news?

We’ve rounded up some of the¬†reactions from academics and higher education officials around the world:

The view from the USA:

The feeling amongst academics in the US was sombre, to say the least:

https://twitter.com/hashtagoras/status/796328654775140352

https://twitter.com/drkastout/status/796678728914964480

https://twitter.com/TheJonesest/status/796350203683045376

https://twitter.com/MDRC_News/status/796674389186060288

https://twitter.com/LindseyMcDougle/status/796331374143799296

Images of the student protests also featured:

https://twitter.com/kirstinbimson/status/796338243276939264

Although, some took a more positive approach:

https://twitter.com/rkelchen/status/796287991232729088

https://twitter.com/AtelierEduc/status/796442829815836672

Some Canadian universities recorded an increase in student enquiries:

https://twitter.com/ubcprez/status/796488666419838976

And it wasn’t just North America that had something to say:

https://twitter.com/thesiswhisperer/status/796207404106948608

https://twitter.com/Erikvanden_Berg/status/796656589725908993

How do you feel about the election?

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