January 31, 2006

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind., Jan. 30 (AScribe Newswire) -- The Center of Inquiry in the Liberal Arts at Wabash College announces the launch of the Wabash National Study of Liberal Arts Education. This four-year, multi-million dollar program is one of the most comprehensive national studies of the effects of American higher education. The study will focus on the impact of liberal arts education, exploring how students develop during their college years and how key educational experiences promote this development.

January 25, 2006


"NITLE is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting liberal education. We provide opportunities for teachers in liberal arts contexts to create transformative learning experiences for and with their students by deploying emerging technologies in innovative, effective, and sustainable ways.

"Our mission is to catalyze innovative teaching to enrich and advance liberal education in the digital age."

“Freedom, Piety, and the Perpetuation of Our Institutions”

Keynote Address: American Academy of Liberal Education Annual Meeting
By Christopher B. Nelson, President,
St. John’s College i n Annapolis , MD
June 28, 2004

January 24, 2006

The American Academy for Liberal Education

The American Academy for Liberal Education is a national organization dedicated to strengthening and promoting liberal education through accreditation and research.

January 23, 2006

Eva Brann: Exploring Great Books

2005 National Humanities Medalist Eva Brann calls herself a latecomer to St. John's College and its great books program. "I've been here only forty-eight years," she says, laughing.

January 22, 2006

Bonanza for liberal arts

Christopher Pearson: Bonanza for liberal arts
Have your say, email The Forum theforum@theaustralian.com.au
January 21, 2006
LAST week's column was a series of bleak reflections on the declining levels of literacy in Australian schools and universities. This column, in contrast, is about some welcome developments in tertiary education - the opening for business of Campion College in Sydney and its new degree course in the liberal arts.

A Small Niche for Great Books

An Armenian Studies professor's lonely accomplishment in general education
Published On Friday, January 20, 2006  12:01 AM [ thecrimson.com]


January 17, 2006

"Someone to Read Up To"

-The Weekend Australian, 14 January 2006