Liberal Arts Colleges, in Fight for Survival, Focus on Job Skills

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Liberal Arts Colleges, in Fight for Survival, Focus on Job Skills

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With their students facing rising debt and pressure to land a job after graduation, colleges and universities are focusing less on the meaning of life and more on how to earn a living.

This evolution toward pragmatism has been under way since the 1990s, but the speed of change is ramping up as politicians threaten funding for humanities programs to nudge students toward more profitable endeavors. The class of 2017 will leave with an…

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