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OPINION: Do we kill the liberal arts when we demonize people for their ideas?

Wesleyan’s president discusses an “unhappy trajectory”

OPINION: When it comes to the job market, these higher ed practices give business students an edge (hint: they include the liberal arts)

Bentley University’s president discusses the new realities for campuses and the professional world

OPINION: Defending the liberal arts: How my students took the higher-learning plunge, from the banks of the St. Lawrence

Students at St. Lawrence University explore the terrain. Photo: St. Lawrence University/Tara Freeman I watched my students wade hundreds of yards into the St. Lawrence River…

Defending the Liberal Arts: My class on “Perspectives on Death and Dying” dealt in theory — until 9/11

Education helped students cope with tragedy 15 years ago and will in the future

While liberal arts decline in U.S., China and other economic rivals add them

Driven by business leaders, trend seeks to turn out graduates with needed skills

Urban college president challenges the establishment: Live up to the liberal arts’ ideals, address society ‘s realities

How institutions can venture from their historical comfort zones to stay relevant

The surprising institutions that refuse to drop the liberal arts

Military academies, chef schools declare humanities essential to their graduates’ success

Liberal arts colleges must jettison antiquated lectures to stay relevant

Technology, active learning help keep ‘screenagers’ from zoning out

Bennington College college alumni Ujwal Thapa returned after graduation to his home country of Nepal to work as a political activist and entrepreneur. Pictured here, Nepalese children in Katmandu.

Dissatisfaction guaranteed — that’s how the liberal arts work

Bennington College college alumni Ujwal Thapa returned after graduation to his home country of Nepal to work as a political activist and entrepreneur. Pictured here, Nepalese children in…

Liberal arts-STEM mashup: Not a bad way to fix higher ed

A class at Bronx Community College. Photo: Ryan Brenzier Is college worth it? There is a powerful anxiety over this basic premise as higher education faces…

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