But for decades America’s colleges have had to walk a fine line between offering vocational majors that train students for their first jobs as grads and offering liberal-arts majors that seek to.
Educating Americans in the liberal arts – teaching them to write, understand history, and philosophize – was traditionally the main purpose of college. But today’s students are shunning that tradition.
AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin has named Ann Huff Stevens the next dean of the College of Liberal Arts. Her appointment will begin July 15, 2019. Stevens comes to UT Austin from the.
A reversal could “eliminate student organizing,” warned William B. Gould IV, a Stanford University law professor and a former NLRB chair, in an interview with the Des Moines Register. “There will be.
The College of Liberal Arts has named Ann Huff Stevens as its new dean, effective this July. Stevens worked at the University of California, Davis for about 16 years as an economics professor and the.
Now, one public college in Wisconsin is helping students avoid that conundrum — by getting rid of the opportunity to pursue a degree in many liberal arts disciplines. And it could be a sign of where.
It’s a tough time for small, private colleges in Massachusetts. In April, Mount Ida College suddenly announced it would shut its doors and sell its campus to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
A student at Davidson College appears to have posted anti-Semitic and other racist messages, leaving the liberal-arts college reeling at the revelation. The suggestion was made on Wednesday night on.
So, a liberal arts college degree is not for everyone. Actually, college is not for everyone. But, it should be a consideration if you are going to teach, preach, or lead a congregation with members.
Is Foucault Post Structuralist Let’s stop reading an intimidating stack of articles on post-structuralist interpretations of pre-Victorian literature because we imperatively need to bring up that horrid mark our last essay. Brown are the linked triad I would substitute for Jacques Lacan, Jacques Derrida and Michel Foucault. as a primary characteristic of the North American intellectual tradition. The claustrophobic.
To the editor: It’s not surprising that the president of a small liberal arts college in Michigan that charges $41,138 tuition per year would be opposed to the idea of free college tuition. What is.
and the 4-year liberal arts colleges," says Monaco, whose India visit was aimed at expanding Tufts University’s existing collaborations with Indian institutions. "Indian institutions traditionally.
The Political Economy Perspective Of Aging Kail is causing substantial political turmoil because it proposes to do what many Americans believe necessary but proposes to do it in a manner that could produce social and economic chaos. Hence, while it. America’s young and old differ in their social values, their racial and ethnic identities, and their economic. Scientific Perspectives. Bill McInturff (@POStqia)
Bowdoin College posted a 15.7 percent investment gain, the highest one-year performance among the richest schools including much larger Ivy League endowments. The value of the fund was a record $1.6.
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Oberlin’s newest president Carmen Twillie Ambar will speak at the City Club of Cleveland about what liberal arts colleges can do to attract students and remain relevant. When Ambar.
It’s been disheartening to hear people tear down liberal-arts education in recent years. College isn’t — and, I’d argue, shouldn’t be — the equivalent of four years of job-training classes. But I get.
It’s game time. Students in the College of Liberal Arts learn to think critically, communicate effectively and lead. Through curriculum that emphasizes ethics, integrity, citizenship and awareness of.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue University College of Liberal Arts will celebrate its fourth annual Love Liberal Arts week from Feb. 11-15 with a series of free events. Open to everyone on campus,
CALDWELL — The College of Idaho was recently ranked highly in various college publications. C of I was ranked the fourth Northwest liberal arts college in Washington Monthly’s 2018 College Guide and.
. with freshmen from the Yale-NUS Class of 2022 to explore what student activism does and should look like in a liberal arts college in Singapore. The CAPE team first provided a brief historical.
Linguistic Miracle Of The Quran I. SYNOPSIS (return to list of contents) Some claim that the Qur’an is miraculous because of both its eloquence and its content. As discussed herein, the alleged eloquence of the Qur’an is questionable, and is not a miracle for several important reasons. Sep 4, 2015. Yet the Quran's biggest miracle claim is the language. How