College, Inc.: liberal arts


Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 07/16/2012

St. Mary’s College moves to shore up selectivity

A strategic shift aims to jump-start stagnant admissions at Maryland’s vaunted public liberal arts school. A longtime admissions officer has moved on.

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:23 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions, Aid, Finance, Liberal Arts, Publics | Tags:  St. Mary's College of Maryland, liberal arts

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 07/11/2012

A pragmatic liberal arts education

Are liberal arts students forever preparing themselves for action?

By Daniel de Vise  |  10:58 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Liberal Arts | Tags:  liberal arts, wesleyan university

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 06/05/2012

Thomas Jefferson’s liberal arts education

William & Mary leader reminds us that the founding father drew inspiration from his liberal-arts education.

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:30 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Liberal Arts | Tags:  liberal arts, college of william and mary, college affordability

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Washington College names five finalists for $61,000 prize

Sophie Kerr Prize may be the largest cash award to any college senior.

By Daniel de Vise  |  06:10 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Liberal Arts | Tags:  Washington College, liberal arts

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 09/01/2010

Liberal arts college offers a job to every grad

Albion College, a small Michigan liberal arts college, may be the first institution of its sort to guarantee students "meaningful employment" after graduation. It's a significant gesture: the nation is mired in a sluggish economy, and families are questioning the...

By Daniel de Vise  |  10:52 AM ET, 09/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Liberal Arts, Liberal Arts, Liberal Arts, Liberal Arts, Liberal Arts | Tags:  Albion Advantage, Albion College, college promises jobs to graduates, liberal arts schools