Liberal arts colleges

Not Scared of Selectivity

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Report highlights how successful community college transfer students can be at top-tier four-year institutions -- if they get the right kind of assistance.

Liberal Arts, Post-Recession

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With its discount rate rising, Augustana makes adjustments in curriculum and considers whether the best way to preserve a college's mission is to broaden it.

Revived Antioch Gets a President

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Mark Roosevelt, who earned praise for leading Pittsburgh schools, says he was drawn by the college's mission and history.

Guilford Grows Up

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Liberal arts college with Quaker roots doubles in size over last decade, largely due to surge in adult learners.

Football Scholarships Sacked, For Now

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Patriot League, which includes selective liberal arts colleges, decides not to decide on athletic aid for pigskin players.

Defending the Liberal Arts College

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In podcast interview, Grinnell's new president discusses transition, the role of such institutions and ways they may need to change.

Price Check at Sewanee

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U. of the South cuts tuition by 10%, seeking to reverse both rising discount rate and increased spending on merit aid. Could other private colleges follow?

ROTC Plus

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Dickinson looks to infuse liberal education into military training -- and to get similar colleges to build ties to the armed forces.

Heading for a Crash?

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Liberal arts tech enthusiasts brainstorm about solutions to liberal education's "broken" business model -- and decide technology may not be the key issue.

In the Market for Transfers

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Dickinson hopes partnership with community colleges will attract applicants when number of high school graduates in region dips. First, the college has to make the newcomers feel welcome.

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