The Teagle Foundation president Judith Shapiro was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education with important comments about liberal arts education.
"A former president of Barnard, Judith Shapiro, put it quite well: 'You want the inside of your head to be an interesting place to spend the rest of your life.' A liberal-arts education does lots of other things, but if it doesn’t do that, if it hasn’t made the inside of your head an interesting place, it has failed. As long as I thought I was equipping students to handle being alone at times in their lives, I was willing to make the psychic sacrifice to get up and out the door and into the office."
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