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                                                        <div><a href="http://portal.criticalimpact.com/go/1/56defea127a2c7bb3947229f28c3afba/25043/6a803719bdf8043b/fd518c4ec55b44c63947229f28c3afba" style="font-family:Calibri,Verdana,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-size:20px;font-weight:500;line-height:25px" target="_blank">Op-ed: Liberal Arts Education Lays Groundwork for Lifetime Learning </a></div>

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                                                        <div style="padding-top:5px">What do you want to be when you grow up? When I ask my grandson this question, I get answers like firefighter, scientist, or professional soccer player. I wanted to be a doctor. I ended up an accountant, fundraiser, and then college president. The "What do you want to be?" question often weighs heavily on high school seniors this time of year as they choose a university and feel pressure to pick a major and career. After 35 years at Westminster College, I've seen that students' futures rarely rest on which major they choose. <font style="color:rgb(132,0,9);font-family:Calibri,Verdana,'sans serif'"><a href="http://portal.criticalimpact.com/go/1/56defea127a2c7bb3947229f28c3afba/25043/6a803719bdf8043b/d9235279c9d4189a3947229f28c3afba" style="color:rgb(132,0,9)" target="_blank"> Read more</a> >></font></div>
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                                                        <div style="padding-top:5px">“College Choice” day has just passed, and many high school seniors are now anticipating the beginning of their undergraduate careers. Meanwhile, on campuses across the country thousands of undergraduates are preparing for the end of the semester, and almost everybody in college is wondering how they are going to translate what they are learning at school into what they will do after graduation. <font style="color:rgb(132,0,9);font-family:Calibri,Verdana,'sans serif'"><a href="http://portal.criticalimpact.com/go/1/56defea127a2c7bb3947229f28c3afba/25043/6a803719bdf8043b/7c5f4f70e7b5dd593947229f28c3afba" style="color:rgb(132,0,9)" target="_blank"> Read more</a> >></font></div>
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                                                        <div><a href="http://portal.criticalimpact.com/go/1/56defea127a2c7bb3947229f28c3afba/25043/6a803719bdf8043b/59eb1cf4b793d5143947229f28c3afba" style="font-family:Calibri,Verdana,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-size:20px;font-weight:500;line-height:25px" target="_blank">Is a Liberal Arts Education Worth It?</a></div>

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                                                        <div style="padding-top:5px">“What are the questions that you want to ask in this class? In what way are we going to explore those questions? How will this exploration, this pursuit of answers, add to your preparation to address your community’s greatest needs?” These are the questions and conversations I have with students on the first day of class, regardless of the subject I am teaching. <font style="color:rgb(132,0,9);font-family:Calibri,Verdana,'sans serif'"><a href="http://portal.criticalimpact.com/go/1/56defea127a2c7bb3947229f28c3afba/25043/6a803719bdf8043b/4c4ea4e827ef62af3947229f28c3afba" style="color:rgb(132,0,9)" target="_blank"> Read more</a> >></font></div>
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                                                        <div><a href="http://portal.criticalimpact.com/go/1/56defea127a2c7bb3947229f28c3afba/25043/6a803719bdf8043b/753c50e549bd39b63947229f28c3afba" style="font-family:Calibri,Verdana,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-size:20px;font-weight:500;line-height:25px" target="_blank">ROI on HBCUs: The Role Of Historically Black Colleges in the 21st Century</a></div>

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                                                        <div style="padding-top:5px">In Mrs. McKeever’s third grade class, I remember reciting one of Malcolm X’s famous quotes: “We didn’t land on Plymouth Rock, Plymouth Rock landed on us!” I’m not sure anybody in my classroom had an idea what he was talking about, not even Mrs. McKeever. As a culturally-exposed black student, I had a question: <em>How could I become fully educated if the history books and curriculum presents only one perspective of the world?</em> My answer was to choose to attend Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. <font style="color:rgb(132,0,9);font-family:Calibri,Verdana,'sans serif'"><a href="http://portal.criticalimpact.com/go/1/56defea127a2c7bb3947229f28c3afba/25043/6a803719bdf8043b/e10e42ee60b1bfce3947229f28c3afba" style="color:rgb(132,0,9)" target="_blank"> Read more</a> >></font></div>
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                                                        <div style="padding-top:5px">At the end of April and beginning of May, students across the nation trade in their textbooks and I.D. cards for a diploma. And, in many cases, a lot of debt. <font style="color:rgb(132,0,9);font-family:Calibri,Verdana,'sans serif'"><a href="http://portal.criticalimpact.com/go/1/56defea127a2c7bb3947229f28c3afba/25043/6a803719bdf8043b/74e575d609d4b8dd3947229f28c3afba" style="color:rgb(132,0,9)" target="_blank"> Read more</a> >></font></div>
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