Susan Jacoby, an independent scholar who now focuses on American intellectual history, presents “The Culture of Distraction: Why the Young Need to Fight It,” 2015 Shipka Speaker: Susan Jacoby from YSU Phil and Rel Studies on Vimeo.
Month: April 2015
More on the Value of a Liberal Arts Education: Fareed Zakaria
“In his new book, In Defense of a Liberal Education, Zakaria writes that America’s success was built on a liberal arts education – on multidisciplinary study for the sake of learning rather than vocational study for the sake of a set career path. Liberal arts subjects – such as English, philosophy and political science –…
Long Term Success of Liberal Arts Majors
“New Report Documents That Liberal Arts Disciplines Prepare Graduates for Long-Term Professional Success: Analysis of Census Data Tracks Long-Term Earnings and Employment Rates of Liberal Arts Graduates; Counters Stereotypes about Value of Liberal Education” Liberal Arts Majors and Professional Success via the Association of American Colleges & Universities