Betsy DeVos's connection to The College Fix, a conservative higher education news site - 2017-02-07

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F0.png Betsy DeVos's connection to The College Fix, a conservative higher education news site February 7, 2017, Paul Fain, Inside Higher ED

Few were surprised when The College Fix began running articles supportive of President Trump's pick to be education secretary, Betsy DeVos.

The College Fix describes itself as a student-reported dose of "right-minded news and commentary" from across the country. Its provocative headlines tend to be skeptical of higher education and frequently criticize the prevalence of liberalism on college campuses. Other news organizations, including Breitbart, have covered reporting from the site. Inside Higher Ed has cited campus controversies in which The College Fix has been involved.

But The College Fix is connected to DeVos in ways it has not previously publicized. Her son sits on the board of directors for the Student Free Press Association, a nonprofit group that runs the site and that has received a large portion of its funding from an anonymous conservative donor fund that the DeVos family has donated to heavily in the past.

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{{cite news | first = Paul | last = Fain | author2 = Rick Seltzer | title = Betsy DeVos's connection to The College Fix, a conservative higher education news site | url = https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/02/07/betsy-devoss-connection-college-fix-conservative-higher-education-news-site | work = Inside Higher ED | date = February 7, 2017 | accessdate = November 15, 2019 }}