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Our Night Watch: Liberal Education, the Humanities, and Earnings

Catharine Hill | Posted 07.02.2014 | College
Catharine Hill

The Obama administration's proposal to include some measure of graduates' earnings in a rating of higher education has ignited a heated debate about the purpose of an education, and in particular the value of a liberal education.

7 People Who Turned This 'Worthless' College Major Into Successful Careers

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.26.2014 | College

Last week, President Obama apologized for his flippant remark about the value of an art history degree, but he was hardly the first person to question...

Marco Rubio: 'Pathetic' For Obama To Apologize To Professor

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) isn't impressed that President Barack Obama apologized to an art history professor who criticized his recent remarks on the ...

This Is President Obama's Handwritten Apology To Art History Majors

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.19.2014 | Arts

President Obama took an unprovoked swing at art history degree-holders last month, insinuating to audiences in a post-State of the Union tour that "sk...

Mallika Rao

Let's Hope Obama's Swipe At Art History Backfires | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.31.2014 | Arts

It's President Obama versus the gentlest foes you can imagine. Speaking to an audience in Wisconsin on his post-State of the Union tour, the president...