Liberal Education Publications

Liberal Education, Spring 2004
Liberal Education, Spring 2004

This issue represents the theme of AAC&U's 2004 Annual Meeting -- practicing liberal education. It features topics such as liberal education and the professions, civic engagement, producing minority leaders, and the role of spirituality in liberal education. Additional essays explore faculty development, networked collaboration as a means of curricular change, and "Ten Lessons for Liberal Education Regarding the Higher Education Act Reauthorization."Read more

Liberal Education, Winter 2004
Liberal Education, Winter 2004

The winter issue of Liberal Education celebrates ninety years of AAC&U history and publication, a history that has always had a central focus on the liberal education to which every student should have access for their full human development. The Featured Topic section takes stock of the current enterprises in undergraduate education and looks forward across the educational horizon.Read more

Liberal Education, Fall 2003
Liberal Education, Fall 2003

Seen in the larger context of globalization, economic trends, and the changing academy, the nature of the faculty profession is radically changing from its traditional understanding of teaching, research, and service. This issue looks at what is happening on a micro level of campus life and the overall direction the profession is heading.Read more

Liberal Education, Winter 2003
Liberal Education, Winter 2003

Liberal education initiatives are proliferating around the world, along with other globalizing trends. This trend requires a new understanding of reciprocity between U.S. institutions and developing countries and a rethinking of study abroad programs and collaborative initiatives.Read more

Liberal Education, Fall 2002
Liberal Education, Fall 2002

Presidential leaders have the opportunity to contribute the resources of their institutions to public service. The universities they lead should be models in confronting the problems of a complex society and contributing to their solution.Read more

Liberal Education: Summer 2002
Liberal Education, Summer 2002

A review of recent studies regarding new faculty and of graduate students aspiring to a faculty career documents the deficiencies in graduate education and the need for better bridges between doctoral preparation and the actual work of faculty.Read more

Liberal Education, Spring 2002
Liberal Education, Spring 2002

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?Read more

Liberal Education, Winter 2002
Liberal Education, Winter 2002

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.Read more

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