With the new millennium, the focus on public values that drive institutions and empower leaders has become increasingly prominent. Since the macroethics of large social institutions play a major role in public affairs, liberal education is called upon to provide students with opportunities to refine their moral imagination and moral reasoning. What are the public values needed for the modern interdependent world?
Education creates an educated citizenry capable of the leadership essential to democracy. Liberal education, by questioning, exploring, and challenging, is needed in the present environment in order to sustain democracy.
An overview of the role of religion in the academy surveys recent developments and challenges in its resurgence in the twenty-first century.
Liberal arts education has both economic and educational meaning, meanings often not in harmony with one another. Can it retain its place as foundational to all human relations, including markets?