Articles tagged: What Is the Value?

The Meaning of Liberal Education

By Robert A. Scott, President, Adelphi University

What is the purpose of college? I believe undergraduate education is and must be as much about character and citizenship as about careers and commerce.

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American Higher Education: An Obligation to the Future

By Vartan Gregorian, President, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Is higher education meant to help develop an inquiring mind and a deep appreciation for the value of how knowledge enriches one’s lifelong personal and professional achievements—or, should it be simply focused on gaining the skills to pursue a well paying career?

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