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Liberal Arts Degree

Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Humanities: How WWI Settled an Earlier Argument About the Value of a Liberal Arts Education

Grant Calder | Posted 07.09.2014 | College
Grant Calder

A hundred years ago, there was also speculation that the liberal arts would go the way of the horse and carriage. Then as now, some believed that higher education should emphasize the technical rather than the humanistic, production over contemplation, and job training in lieu of life training.

Rethinking the Role of College Career Centers for Humanities Graduates

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 05.10.2014 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Numerous studies indicate that the skills produced by a quality liberal arts education correspond precisely to what employers seek beyond technical tr...

A Liberal Arts Degree Leads to a Career, Not Just a Job

Ellen McCulloch Lovell | Posted 06.10.2013 | College
Ellen McCulloch Lovell

What do you do with a liberal arts degree? You adapt to economic change, yes. You also live a richer life, full of creativity and commitment.

The Education of Corporate America

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 03.31.2013 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Business leaders will admit freely that they value the foundation that a liberal arts education provides; in fact, a liberal arts background is the edge that secures the applicant the job. What business leaders have forgotten to do, however, is to say so.

The Irreplaceable Value of the Liberal Arts

Michael Benson | Posted 08.18.2012 | College
Michael Benson

By valuing, enhancing, and promoting the path of liberal arts, we thus make our country a more vibrant and richer place. As opposed to being degrees to nowhere, the liberal arts truly provide a portal to anywhere.

New Era Ahead for Liberal Arts Education

Daniel Weiss | Posted 07.22.2012 | College
Daniel Weiss

America's higher education system is under siege. Changes in economics, technology, demographics and attitudes regarding the relevance of a college degree are forcing many institutions to rethink the way they operate.