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Case for a Liberal Arts Education

It challenges students to actively seek out knowledge, to examine existing ways of thought with a critical eye, and to explore the world and understand what it means to be human. At its very core, a l... read more

Bradley Butterfield: We must value liberal arts education

While efforts to make higher education more manageable and affordable for nontraditional students are laudable, the troubling assumptions behind Walker’s remarks and the flexible-degree option are tha... read more

The Rising Cost of Not Going to College

For those who question the value of college in this era of soaring student debt and high unemployment ... those who majored in science or engineering are less likely than social science, liberal arts ... read more

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Prof Who Won't Recommend a Pro-Gun Student Is Everything That's Wrong with Academia

But—and this point needs to be stressed—her reasons for not wanting to recommend Sarah are abhorrent. Sarah's views about guns have nothing do with being a good student ... left (particularly in the l... read more


Conundrum of Kerala's struggling economy

Last week in your article about Arunachal Pradesh you took it against the Government for promoting development, while this week you say the achievement of Kerala ... and liberal arts colleges which wo... read more

Pushed out — How Economic Woes of 80 Percent are Blips

Suckers is what those twenty-somethings say ... point: “What do teacher pensions have to do with student learning? They provide an incentive to retain good teachers in the classroom, which directly be... read more

In India, the challenge of building 50,000 colleges

A recent study by the McKinsey Global Institute, a consulting firm, found that less than 17 percent of India's graduates were immediately employable ... Take top students, put them through a liberal a... read more

Students defend professor after sit-in over racial climate

Nora Cisneros, a graduate student who participated in the sit-in, said the group chose to hold their protest because ... “It is disturbing that students would make such unfounded accusations based on ... read more

Rauner budget would mean UI loses a third of state funding

That's an unprecedented 31.5 percent funding cut ... say, 'If you want to learn to live at current tax rates, these are the changes that will be required,'" Brown said. Rauner's plan to reduce the sta... read more

Students go at own pace at school without boundaries

But then she discovered Western Governors University. The university was started by a group of governors from the West who wanted to make education accessible to adult students with busy lives. It's a... read more

Smith College Paper Considers the Word 'Crazy' an 'Ableist Slur'

Kaminer was accused of committing "an explicit act of racial violence" by a student with a poor grasp of what violence ... Wall Street Journal op-ed titled "Liberals Are Killing the Liberal Arts." Sil... read more



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