liberal arts

America isn't #1 in STEM. We're not even close.
In concrete terms, this means that the modes of thought which became the focus of management education after 1959 (logical
Far more Americans are prepared to participate in an informed, serious discussion of the concussion protocol in the NFL than they are military intervention in Syria.
Almost half the country voted for a candidate who did his best in every public venue to squash or make fun of critical thinking
When the time comes to have a seat at the table, these ideas might fly over your head. You may want to just enter petty territory
This brings me back where I began: poets are artists of the intentional; they are artists using signs that point to things
I hasten to point out that Benjamin was not alone in being the last of his kind to have been lost, lost not in obscurity
Their experiences obtaining a liberal education have led them down this pathway. How very different, and how far more mature
Liberal arts also adds to the economy. Many studies demonstrate clearly that those students with a degree (liberal arts or
I don’t go to philosophy for answers or evidence.
There are difficulties in the education system, to be sure. One reason for Thiel's low opinion of the college degree may
Let's look for pleasure in adversity. We have no good of which we are assured; Yet, in misfortune we can hope, assured That
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof argues there's a great injustice going on at colleges across the country where "liberal" professors in disciplines such as English Literature, History, and Anthropology show "intolerance" towards underrepresented "conservatives."
Despite today's many challenges in higher education--in the world for that matter--I know I can count on the feel-good energy that comes from the sentiment served up at graduation. Even a reporter told me, amid the clapping and cheering, "SVC's Commencement is my favorite." Somehow, I feel that we are all the better for it, because it reminds us of what we're here for.
With HB 2, Pat McCrory fleeces every worker of employment protections including the right to sue in state court for discrimination based on "race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap."
Radical alternatives are something we are currently short on in our public discourse. Part of this is a failure of imagination
I was stunned when Kentucky's Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton told the Eastern Kentucky University Progress (a paper that I wrote for from 1978 to 1980) that, "I would be looking for degrees that would land a job. I would not be studying history."
Our students came away from the week telling us that they gained an expanded appreciation for why their liberal arts experience can help them play a role in shaping their communities, on behalf of their communities.
With "College Choice" season upon us, I'm often asked by prospective students what advice I might offer as they come to the end of their high school careers and weigh the important decision about where to continue their education. Parents are full of questions, too.