Liberal arts graduates disproportionately outnumber those who had other majors, such as business, in leading fields like business, the arts, non-profits, and the pinnacles of government, such as the U.S. Senate. While only 2.2% of American baccalaureate degrees are granted in the liberal arts, they were 11% of the ranks of the Fortune 500, 12% of Philanthropy 400 leaders, and 12% of the Senate.
Essay on how liberal arts colleges promote leadership | Inside Higher Ed
Today’s economic environment, with its stubbornly high level of unemployment, is pressuring liberal arts institutions to justify the "value proposition" offered by our undergraduate programs. This was one of the concerns that brought leaders together at Wake Forest University for a conference in Apr…