So what’s the value of a liberal arts education in the 21st Century?
American Public Media’s Stephen Smith is working on a documentary on the subject, and recently sat down with Brian Rosenberg, president of Macalester College, who said employers are looking increasingly for well-rounded employees and leaders.
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You can get to the interview Web site here.
About the blogger
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.