It's an age-old concern. Just what is a liberal arts education supposed to be? It's far more than practical skills, argues Provost Dan DeNicola. Judging by the success of Gettysburg alums who majored in one field and now work in another, learning to think clearly and critically is key to the liberal arts.
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DeNicola, Daniel R. (1998) The Promise of a Liberal Arts Education. Gettysburg Magazine 89(1): 8-16.