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The following table shows the number of degrees awarded in 2005-06 in each of several liberal arts subjects under the NCES definition:
Classically understood as comprising the contents of the trivium (grammar, logic, and rhetoric) and the quadrivium (arithmetic, geometry, astronomy, and music; Lewis, 1964), the liberal arts now carry the connotation of "nonspecialized, nonscientific studies" (Munzel, 2003, p.
For example my own institution, Emory University's Oxford College, recently approved a statement defining the liberal arts intensive education that we hope to make our signature.
Driving the growth may be several factors, but what he finds more compelling is that the findings can provide administrators with a data-supported way to illustrate the value of liberal arts.
According to Quacquarelli Symonds, a British ranking agency, Pakistan currently holds one of the lowest ranks when it comes to higher education in Liberal Arts education, ranking at 50.
Robert Vega, director of liberal arts career services at the University of Texas at Austin, agrees.
It aimed to raise awareness among students studying at the HU about the importance and role of universities and liberal arts subjects in a society's development.
Mark Roche commends the liberal arts for their ability to groom the virtues of attentiveness and intellectual courage.
Philosopher and author Martha Nussbaum still espouses this view, maintaining that the cultivation of citizenship through a liberal arts education is vital to democracy because it promotes critical thinking, an empathetic understanding of others, and proficiency at problem solving.
One reason I chose Kenyon was that in honors we often say that we provide a liberal arts education but with the resources and price tag of a public institution.
Liberal arts education has often been regarded as the nation's premier educational tradition.

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