Celebrating Liberal Arts
A Lifetime of Success
Why liberal arts alumni are the most satisfied with their college education
Preparing for a lifetime of success
Two recent studies show Bucknell University graduates, and alumni of liberal arts institutions across the country, place a high value on their investment in a college education. (full story)
Bucknell graduates thrive despite weak job market
The Postgraduate Report of Activity for the Class of 2012 revealed that 76 percent of the class had found employment within nine months of graduating, a five-point gain over the Class of 2011. (full story)
Student leaders honored
Students across all class years were honored for their leadership on campus and in communities near and far. Their achievements include organizing a concert to help Newtown heal, co-founding Diversity Pride Week, creating an Educate-a-Child sponsorship program in the Dominican Republic and developing outdoor education opportunities. (full story)
Liberal arts college alumni more satisfied with their education
A report commissioned by the Annapolis Group, a consortium of 130 leading liberal arts colleges, reveals that alumni of private liberal arts colleges believe their education has dramatically benefited their lives and careers. (full story)
What Others are Saying About a Liberal Arts Education
"Employers and Public Favor Graduates Who Can Communicate, Survey Finds"
The Chronicle of Higher Education
"Why a Liberal Arts Education Matters"
The New York Times
"The Liberal Arts and Leadership"
Inside Higher Education
"In Defense of Liberal Arts Education"
The Denver Post
"A Liberal Education: Preparation for Career Success"
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