Katherine S. Brooks, director of Liberal Arts Career Services at the University of Texas at Austin, names a cause of the “decline” in the liberal arts:
Unfortunately, many liberal-arts colleges generally are not doing enough to help their students connect to the job market—and unfortunately some don’t want to or don’t see career preparation as their responsibility.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.