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April 11, 2012

Lafayette Concludes Its National Conference on the Liberal Arts

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Lafayette concluded its national conference on “The Future of the Liberal Arts College in America and its Leadership Role in Education around the World” after three days spent analyzing the state of higher education. Talks from the final day focused on finding better ways to define the value of a liberal arts education, changes in [...]

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April 10, 2012

Second Day of Liberal Arts Conference Explores Issues Facing Higher Education

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The second day of Lafayette’s national conference on “The Future of the Liberal Arts College in America and its Leadership Role in Education around the World” included thoughtful and candid discussions on many of the issues facing higher education today. Consultants and presidents from firms and colleges across the country presented talks focusing on four [...]

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April 10, 2012

Lafayette’s Liberal Arts Conference Featured in National Media

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Lafayette’s conference on “The Future of the Liberal Arts College in America and Its Leadership Role in Education Around the World” has been featured three times in The Chronicle of Higher Education and once in Inside Higher Ed. In The Chronicle, “A President Surveys the Future of Liberal Arts Colleges” provides highlights from the opening [...]

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April 10, 2012

Lafayette Opens National Conference on Future of the Liberal Arts College

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Lafayette opened its national conference, “The Future of the Liberal Arts College in America and its Leadership Role in Education around the World,” April 9 in the Williams Center for the Arts. President Daniel H. Weiss and Eugene M. Tobin, program officer for the Higher Education and the Liberal Arts Colleges Program at The Andrew [...]

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February 21, 2012

Lafayette Will Host Conference on the Future of the Liberal Arts College

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President Daniel H. Weiss and Rebecca S. Chopp, president of Swarthmore College, will host a conference on the future of the liberal arts college in America April 9-11 at Lafayette. A distinguished group of college presidents and other leaders will discuss major issues facing higher education and take the lead in developing new ideas and [...]