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After the Protests: What's Next in the Quest for True Campus Diversity?

Kimberly Cassidy | Posted 05.31.2016 | College
Kimberly Cassidy

Colleges must create an environment where students feel comfortable and respected in order to support students in finding success. But colleges must also address academic inequities.

Using the Power of the Liberal Arts to Address the Problems of Our Time

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.19.2015 | Education
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Although politicians often disparage the liberal arts out of ignorance, I'm very much heartened to see that many high school students understand the value, both for individuals and for society, that the liberal arts provide.

A Student's Perspective on the Liberal Arts

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.30.2014 | College
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

In June, under the leadership of Representative Larry Seaquist, the Washington State House Committee on Higher Education held a work session to discus...

A Strategic Plan for Student Success: Connecting Liberal Education With Our Global Future

Dr. Kevin Manning | Posted 09.09.2013 | College
Dr. Kevin Manning

In my previous Huffington Post blogs, I have discussed the urgent need for a strengthened career focus in higher education in conjunction with a suppo...

The Liberal Arts Are Alive and Well in Washington State

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.19.2013 | College
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Working with educators across the state of Washington, I've helped to create an organization that many might consider an anachronism, a relic from a f...

Revealed: What Employers Want From College Grads

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.11.2013 | Business

Wanted: college graduates with broad knowledge in the liberal arts, expert knowledge in their specific field and an electronic portfolio handy. Co...

New Report Calls For Diversity Of Opinion On Campus

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a new report released by the Association of American Colleges and Universities, schools are not working hard enough to promote a true exc...