- We Don't Need More STEM Majors. We Need More STEM Majors with Liberal Arts Training >>
Dr. Loretta Jackson-Hayes, associate professor of chemistry at Rhodes College in Memphis, argues that if American STEM grads are going lead the world in innovation, then their science education cannot be divorced from the liberal arts.
- Debunking The Myths of a Liberal Arts Education >>
Georgia S. Nugent, former president of Kenyon College, shares the five big myths surrounding liberal arts education — and why you shouldn't believe them.
- What Matters in College After College: A Comparative Study >>
This research study, conducted by The Annapolis Group, documents that liberal arts colleges are more effective in providing an actively engaged education than large, public universities — and to a great degree, more effective than large private universities as well.
- The College Advantage: Weathering the Economic Storm >>
Find out from the Georgetown Public Policy Institute why college has proved to be the best umbrella in this historic economic storm and the best preparation for the economy that is emerging in recovery.
- The Value of a Liberal Arts Education in Today's Global Marketplace >>
"The Association of American Colleges and Universities . . . recently released the results of new national survey of employers that describes what college graduates need to succeed in a global economy. The findings clearly underscore the importance of the liberal arts." - Edward J. Ray in The Huffington Post
- Myth: A Liberal Arts Education Is Becoming Irrelevant >>
The American Council on Education features this article by Smith College president Carol T. Christ that addresses the question "If Bill Gates and Steve Jobs never earned degrees, is college really necessary?"
- Liberal Arts Graduates and Employment: Setting the Record Straight >>
The Association of American Colleges and Universites offers this short infographic highlighting findings from their new report, How Liberal Arts and Sciences Majors Fare in Employment.
Extra: A current student blogs on 6 Benefits to a Liberal Arts Education >>
Extra: As a class project, eight ambitious students, Jonathan DeMoss, Caroline Dirks, Grant Duncan, Grant Hensel, David Li, Alice Mends, Luke Sims, and James Yang, wanted to provided an opportunity for their peers to share a bit about their Wheaton experience. They created a website and invited submissions from current students. We hope you enjoy the candid responses of these students sharing why they chose Wheaton >>