What are the Liberal Arts?

From Inside Higher Ed: “What does it mean to study the liberal arts, either at a liberal arts college or within a larger university? The Art & Science Group, which advises colleges on enrollment issues, thought now would be a good time to examine what high school seniors think of liberal arts colleges. And a study being released today concluded that students don’t really know. For instance, more that 57 percent of a sample of 758 high school seniors in the spring said you can ‘get a liberal arts education anywhere.’ And 77 percent believe education that directly prepares students for a job is the best kind of education for them.”

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