Sunday, April 1, 2012

Delbanco on the future of college

Columbia professor Andrew Delbanco has a new book out, College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be. Based on this interview, it looks worth checking out — mining some of the same themes as Nussbaum's Not for Profit, such as the necessity of liberal arts education to the health of democratic societies, but with a more empirically informed sense of the pressures being exerted on today's colleges.

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