Liberal arts colleges

'Business' by Any Other Name...

Many liberal arts colleges have long struggled to balance increasing emphases on professional preparation with a core curriculum. Business, in particular, has been blooming.

But not without significant discussions at administrative and faculty levels about what that business education should look like -- and not without some aversion to calling the final products "business" programs.

Antioch College to Suspend Operations (Probably)

University announces its belief that negotiation of a possible transfer of control aren't far enough along to stay open next academic year.

Drive Starts to Preserve 'Non-Stop Antioch'

Antioch University's announcement last week that its board had "reconfirmed" plans to shutter Antioch College at the end of this academic year has prompted a flurry of activity to prevent that from happening.

Antioch U. Trustees Reject Plan to Save College and Offer to Sell It

Board says proposal wasn't financially responsible. Alumni and donors blast board and plan to try to operate the college by themselves.

Joining the Guilds

Kalamazoo College creates a set of "guilds" to connect students and alumni through meaningful projects in four interdisciplinary areas.

On Secularity

In a four-college project, professors and chaplains consider how secular frameworks enable -- and limit -- student exploration of "the big questions."

Salt in the Wounds at Antioch

After another round of negotiations that some thought would keep college open, university board rejects deal to do just that.

Unexpected First Generation Path

Many small private colleges are having success with students whose families lack backgrounds in higher education.

Disappearing Raises and Vice Presidents at Lambuth

Growing discount rate and rising costs create financial crunch -- and worries -- at a private university.

Is There a Pharmacist in the House?

In response to overwhelming demand for graduates, more institutions create pharmacy colleges.


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