The Abandonment of the Liberal Arts in Higher Education

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Notre Dame Professor Christian Smith wrote a candid article on the modern academy’s abandonment of liberal arts education in exchange for professionally expedient curriculum. Read it in The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

Higher Education Is Drowning in BS

And it’s mortally corrosive to society

By Christian Smith
 The Chronicle of Higher Education


“BS is the failure of leaders in higher education to champion the liberal-arts ideal — that college should challenge, develop, and transform students’ minds and hearts so they can lead good, flourishing, and socially productive lives …”

>>Read the rest at The Chronicle Review.


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