Rethinking Success: Day 2

April 12, 2012: Second day of three-day conference to discuss and debate the role and value of the liberal arts education for 21st-Century careers


  1. View from the Top — University Presidents

    Christopher B. Howard  Hampden-Sydney College
    David W. Oxtoby  Pomona College
    Carol E. Quillen  Davidson College
    Teresa A. Sullivan  University of Virginia
    Scott Jaschik  EditorInside Higher Ed

    Panel focuses on:
    • How are university presidents responding to perceived decline in the value of a liberal arts education?
    • What actions are presidents taking to counter this perception?
    • What can we do to help support liberal arts institutions?
  2. Video of Teresa Sullivan, University of Virginia
  3. Rethinking Success (Session 3)
  4. View from the Top — University Presidents panel summary
  5. View from Liberal Arts Colleges

    Stanton W. Green  Dean, McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of Anthropology, Monmouth University
    Martha O'Connell  Executive Director, Colleges that Change Lives Inc.
    Mark W. Roche  Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C. Professor of German Languages and LIterature and Concurrent Professor of Philosophy
    Mary F. Foskett  Director, Humanities Institute and Associate Professor of Religion, Wake Forest University

    Panel focuses on:
    • What practical skills to well-prepared liberal arts students bring to the marketplace?
    • What schools are doing the best job of preparing students?
    • How can faculty be engaged in this process?