Liberal arts colleges

Antioch College President Was Ousted

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Steve Lawry is out of his job and barred from campus, leaving many alumni and professors again doubting sincerity of university's board and chancellor.

The Vice President Who Disappeared

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Professors and students at Manhattanville are demanding to know why a popular administrator worked there one day and was gone the next.

A Liberal Arts College Marks Five Years in Ghana

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Ashesi University's president and founder discusses the role of liberal arts education in the development of Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Future of Progressive Higher Ed

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Antioch board delays decision; leaders from other colleges consider how nontraditional programs can thrive.

Williams Drops Loans and Wesleyan Curbs Them

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Movement to eliminate student borrowing grows -- and Davidson College, which did so in the spring, reports gains as a result.

Antioch Survives -- at What Price?

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University board lifts order to suspend operations for college, but keeps financial exigency and won't recruit freshmen -- moves that anger many.

A Big Tuition Hike ... Requested by Students

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Augustana College plans to up charges substantially and create grants for juniors and seniors to use for educational experiences they might not otherwise have.

Counterpoint to Presidential Careerism

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In era of million-dollar campus CEO's, small college group urges focus on "fit" between leaders' personal "call" and the mission of their institutions.

Potemkin Rankings

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Washington & Jefferson improved in key factors, yet fell in the eyes of U.S. News. Does this demonstrate that money is all that really counts and the rest is just for show?

Professionalizing Liberal Arts, and Vice Versa

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Some institutions may find themselves looking for ways to meld liberal arts and professional curriculums, a union that often causes friction.


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