ERIC Number: ED252131
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Extending Liberal Education to New Audiences.
Brown, Peggy Ann, Ed.
Forum for Liberal Education, v7 n3 Jan-Feb 1985
Liberal education offerings at 15 colleges directed to professionals, retired people, and other new audiences are described. An article by Peggy Ann Brown, "Recharging the Batteries on Totally New Fuel," describes four educational programs offered to professionals, including literature seminars at Brandeis University and the Dartmouth Institute's educational activities for high-level executives. Additional program descriptions cover: the Wabash College Executive Program; Stanford University's fellowships for journalists; the Williams College Executive Program; the liberal arts degree program at University of Pennsylvania, which is targeted to nonprofessional employees of CIGNA Corporation. Other programs cited concern: learning after retirement (Brown University); continuing studies (Georgetown University); giving professionals a liberal arts perspective (Hamline University); introducing visitors to the local heritage (University of Hartford); continuing education communications program (University of Missouri-St. Louis); a Western civilization series (New York University); continuing education (Northeastern Illinois University); introducing children to lifelong learning (Onondaga Community College); and exposing executive to ethical principles in policy-making (Washington and Lee University). (SW)
Descriptors: Administrators, Adult Students, College Programs, Continuing Education, Credit Courses, Elementary School Students, Enrichment Activities, Higher Education, Liberal Arts, Lifelong Learning, Management Development, Noncredit Courses, Nontraditional Students, Professional Continuing Education, Secondary School Students, Staff Development
Association of American Colleges, 1818 R Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20009 ($3.25).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC.