Liberal arts colleges

Educating for Responsibility

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Lots of colleges talk about preparing students for civic and social contributions. New study explores why students only get the message at some institutions.

Reprieve Is Possible for Antioch

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Board -- after insisting that suspending the college was only option -- agrees to consider alumni plan to keep it operating; decision expected in October.

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.

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