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The Day the Purpose of College Changed

By Dan Berrett

50 Years of Ups and Downs for Liberal Education

Liberal education is often described as the opposite of vocational education. It reflects the belief that college should develop students' intellectual capacities, not simply train them for jobs. Once called "the great dream of the postwar era," liberal education has become a punching bag.    Read more...


From The Chronicle of Higher Education
- January 26, 2015

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