Nov 18, 2015

Liberal Arts at the Brink - Harvard University Press Blog

Victor E. Ferrall, Jr., a former college president trained in law and economics, is the author of Liberal Arts at the Brink, new this month. As he explains in the book, intense competition to attract the most promising students has created an untenable economic reality for liberal arts colleges. In the piece below, Ferrall does the math for a typical liberal arts college and argues that the only...

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