Reinventing the Liberal Arts and Unbundling Higher Education

Today’s professional worker must be able to comprehend information culled from a wide range of sources, analyze and synthesize relevant content from such materials, write and speak clearly, and argue effectively both in writing and in person. These are the skills honed by the liberal arts. Genuinely interdisciplinary liberal arts programs enable students to think … Continue reading

Advocating Mentor Apprenticeships in the 21st Century

The tradition of apprenticeship is not talked about often these days. In fact, the given assumption in America for almost any sustainable career is that one must attend 2-4 years minimum at a college or trade school, and longer for some careers like law and medicine.  However, apprenticeship is actually a long-standing tradition for acquiring … Continue reading