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In year 20, the liberal arts people have knocked them off the rails.
Isaacson said that Tufts is an attractive place to recruit from because of its selectivity, and its dual strengths as both a liberal arts college and a research university.
The last level has seven stairs, symbolizing the seven liberal arts and sciences, which Masons are encouraged to study.
The school, which emphasizes study of the classics and liberal arts, graduated 73 seniors.
Several smaller liberal arts colleges have already taken the step, but the move from the University of Chicago (ranked #3 in the U.S. News & World Report’s national university rankings) marks a watershed moment in the higher education world.
Clougherty, as per posts on her Twitter account, she is apparently headed into her first year at Elon University, a liberal arts college in North Carolina.
Mississippi College, affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention, is a private, co-educational, Christian university of liberal arts and sciences serving more than 5,100 students, from 40 states and more than three dozen countries.
The small liberal arts school exhibits some of the most valuable books in the country, including Birds of America by John James Audubon — a set of life-sized engravings by the wildlife pioneer valued at around $12 million.
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Why do we call the liberal arts "liberal"?
The liberal in liberal arts, a cornerstone of the education of so many, has very little to do with political leanings; its roots can be traced to the Latin word liber, meaning “free, unrestricted.” Our language took the term from the Latin liberales artes, which described the education given to freeman and members of the upper classes, and involved training in the mind (grammar, logic, geometry, etc.). The lower classes were educated in the servile arts, which were mechanical or occupational in nature. The phrase liberal arts has been part of our language for a very long time, with use dating back to the 14th century.
LIBERAL ARTS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of liberal arts for English Language Learners
: areas of study (such as history, language, and literature) that are intended to give you general knowledge rather than to develop specific skills needed for a profession
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