UW Privacy Office

November 3, 2021

Higher Education Voices: College Students’ Attitudes Towards Data Privacy

Source: Future of Privacy Forum – Student Privacy Compass, October 25, 2021

Higher Education Voices: College Students’ Attitudes Towards Data Privacy

Higher education institutions collect and use significant amounts of students’ data in order to improve teaching, learning, advising, and other services that benefit students. Yet, research shows that college students often do not know how their institutions use their data, and students are wary of privacy violations resulting from institutions’ use of facial recognition, networking monitoring, online learning, and predictive analytics systems.