Why liberal arts still matters
You’ve probably seen articles questioning whether studying liberal arts will result in a good job for your child. But did you know that STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) is actually part of liberal arts? And consider this: employers state that a person’s major is less important that their critical thinking and problem-solving skills as well as their “grit” (the persistence and follow-through to work toward long-term goals despite possible obstacles). That’s doesn’t minimize the importance of your child choosing the right major — based on his or her interests and skills in addition to future employability. Read how the presidents of two of our colleges make the case.