Panel: Liberal Education and Civic Engagement

Speaker Roosevelt Montas of Columbia University

How is civic engagement inextricably connected to the liberal arts? A panel discussion on that topic with the director of Columbia University’s core curriculum will be held Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Lenfest Theater in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center. Read More»


Helping a Village by Building a School

ryan welby field

As Ryan Welby 2013 works to improve people’s lives as a Peace Corps volunteer in Togo, Africa, he has realized that change must begin with a solid education. And so, he is on a mission to provide that foundation. Read More»


Dr. Stern Panelist at Columbia to Explore Core Curriculum

Columbia University

Paul Stern, Professor of Politics, is a panelist Friday May 2, in a Columbia University program that is part of the Teagle Foundation’s exploration of the core curriculum in both liberal arts colleges and research universities. Dr. Stern is part of both groups. Read More»


Community Organizer Connects with Liberal Education

Robert T. Gannett Jr., Executive Director at the Institute for Community Empowerment, will speak on “Between Two Worlds: The Fragile Balance of a Chicago Community Organizer.” The talk on community organizing and its connection to a liberal education will be March 26 at 4:30 p.m. in Musser Auditorium, Pfahler Hall. Read More»