Value of the Liberal Arts
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To see how liberal arts grads really fare, report examines long-term data | Inside Higher Ed

To see how liberal arts grads really fare, report examines long-term data | Inside Higher Ed | Value of the Liberal Arts | Scoop.it
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Mary-Catherine Harrison's curator insight, May 12, 2014 2:00 PM

"Liberal arts majors may start off slower than others when it comes to the postgraduate career path, but they close much of the salary and unemployment gap over time, a new report shows."

 
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Essay on the idea of a useful liberal arts | Inside Higher Ed

Essay on the idea of a useful liberal arts | Inside Higher Ed | Value of the Liberal Arts | Scoop.it

A perspective on the usefulness of the liberal arts from William G. Durden, president of Dickinson College.

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Mary-Catherine Harrison's curator insight, December 3, 2013 8:54 PM

"It would be tragic if all the new and previously underserved populations now having access to higher education missed the opportunity for their turn at leadership and influence simply because of the outspoken — arguably purposeful — dismissal of the liberal arts as "useless," often by those who received a liberal arts education themselves and intend nothing less for their own children."

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A new analysis of spending by liberal arts colleges | Inside Higher Ed

A new analysis of spending by liberal arts colleges | Inside Higher Ed | Value of the Liberal Arts | Scoop.it

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