“Here are the five big myths surrounding liberal arts education — and why you shouldn’t believe them:
- Liberal arts education is only for the elite
- It’s prohibitively expensive to attend a liberal arts college
- Graduates have a staggering amount of debt
- This kind of education isn’t practical
- Liberal arts graduates are unemployable
We only need to look to our business leaders to see the value of a liberal arts education. Michael Eisner of Disney majored in English and theatre at Denison; the CEO of Procter & Gamble was a French and history major at Hamilton College. Former Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson majored in English. Harold Varmus, winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine and one-time head of the National Institutes of Health, majored in English, as did the former CEO of Xerox and former New York Governor Mario Cuomo.” Click here to read more.