Liberal Arts: Prep school for Life
Don’t view the value of a liberal arts college education solely through an economic lens. This professor has the stats to support that idea.
It’s not so much what you study but how you study it that leads to financial success and personal fulfillment. That’s one of the big ideas that emerged from a study of 1,000 college graduates ages 25 to 65 for the book The Evidence Liberal Arts Needs: Lives of Consequence, Inquiry, and Accomplishment.
Students who go on to prosper economically, contribute to society and realize their dreams are often shaped by what author Richard Detweiler calls an “authentic” community. It’s a group of college...