Not What, But How
Does this ring true?
Liberal arts colleges… are purveyors of an attitude
toward learning and knowing, not a specified knowledge.
This is why medical schools happily admit history majors,
law schools accept English majors, and corporations hire
political science majors. The quality of liberal arts college
graduates admired by professional schools and in the
commercial world is
not what, but how they have
Victor E. Ferrall, Jr., President Emeritus of Beloit College, in
Liberal Arts at the Brink