Campus Models and Case Studies

Otterbein College
Otterbein College

Students at Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio, were taking integrative courses long before integrative learning became fashionable. The liberal arts institution of about 3,000 students began requiring an integrative general education core in 1969, when many colleges were relaxing or... Read More

Lynn University
More than 90 percent of students at Lynn University choose professional majors, such as business or communications.

When Lynn University Vice President for Academic Affairs Cynthia Patterson first launched a committee to extensively redesign the university's general education program, she expected some resistance from the faculty. So did Associate Professor Katrina Carter-Tellison, the university's core... Read More

Rollins College
Students in Rollins’ international business program are required to demonstrate proficiency in a language other than English by graduation.

A few things stand out immediately as unusual about Rollins College's undergraduate international business program. The first is the required international experience. The second is the required internship. And the third is the required language competency—at least four courses in a modern... Read More

Whittier College
Whittier College

In some ways, Whittier College is a typical small liberal arts college—it has around 1,400 students, small class sizes, a focus on teaching, and a mostly residential campus. But Whittier is one of the most diverse private institutions in the country, with a student body that's 42 percent... Read More