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Liberal Arts at the Brink

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674049727

Publication Date: 03/15/2011


304 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

23 tables


  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Liberal Arts Colleges and Why We Should Care about Them
  • 2. The Economic Health of Liberal Arts Colleges
  • 3. The Declining Demand for Liberal Arts Education
  • 4. Competing
  • 5. Cooperating
  • 6. Recruiting Students
  • 7. Liberal Arts Teachers: A Profile
  • 8. Employing and Deploying Faculty for Teaching Excellence
  • 9. Tenure
  • 10. Curriculums
  • 11. At the Brink
  • Epilogue: A Fable
  • Appendix: Data on the 225 Colleges
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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