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Patel, Eboo; Baxter, Katie Bringman; Silverman, Noah – Liberal Education, 2015
The religious dynamics of higher education are changing rapidly. College campuses have become prime sites for conflicts involving religious identity. Few issues touch more broadly or more deeply on complexity, diversity, and change in the twenty-first-century world than those related to how people who orient differently around religion interact…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Higher Education, Spiritual Development, Beliefs
Hlinak, Matt – Liberal Education, 2015
A key element of a liberal education is engagement with "classic" texts, texts that often present views in conflict with our commitment to diversity and inclusion. This article will ask, although not necessarily answer, a number of important questions: Do classic texts perpetuate long-refuted and harmful ideas? Can a racist, sexist,…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Social Attitudes, Social Bias, Literature
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Jones, Norman – Liberal Education, 2012
Since March of 2009, the Utah System of Higher Education has been a partner with the Lumina Foundation for Education in the Tuning USA project, Lumina's first experiment in introducing the European concept of degree "tuning" to American academia. Developed in the European Union as a way to create common degree standards across multiple…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, General Education
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Hult, Christine; Callister, Ronda; Sullivan, Kim – Liberal Education, 2005
Substantially different types of universities are finding similar sources of dissatisfaction among their women faculty in the sciences and engineering. A study done in 2001 found that women faculty in Science, Engineering, and Technology (SET) colleges held fewer high-ranking posts than men, were less likely to be full professors, and were more…
Descriptors: Females, Engineering Education, Science Education, Technology Education