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Hrabowski, Freeman A., III – Liberal Education, 2004
This document is a personal account of the authors' views on higher education's role in producing minority leaders. The author makes references to DuBois, the first African American to earn a Ph.D. at Harvard University and one of the first to focus the nation's attention on the issue of blacks, higher education, and the value of liberal…
Descriptors: Leadership, Higher Education, Role of Education, Program Descriptions
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Scheub, Harold – Liberal Education, 1987
Storytelling is a common African tradition, and although it has many varieties, two pervasive themes are harmony with nature and concord in a cultural setting. These themes take form in stories of conflict resolution, rites of passage, and fantastic dramatization of events. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, African Culture, Conflict Resolution, Cultural Background
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Strassburger, John – Liberal Education, 1988
A discussion of the ways in which colleges are preparing students for corporate life looks at the objectives and design of the management programs at Birmingham-Southern College, Bucknell University, Trinity University, and the University of Virginia. (MSE)
Descriptors: Alumni, Business Administration Education, Case Studies, College Curriculum
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Tobias, Sheila – Liberal Education, 1988
A discussion of programs and techniques used to deal with student difficulties in learning math and science highlights the efforts of the Claremont Colleges, the College of St. Catherine, Gustavus Adolphus College, Iona College, Mississippi State University, and Stetson University. (MSE)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, College Curriculum, Higher Education
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Spitzberg, Irving J., Jr. – Liberal Education, 1987
Different approaches to the study of leadership are discussed, and related liberal arts programs in six colleges are described. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Higher Education, Leadership, Leadership Qualities
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Liberal Education, 1987
Current trends, events, and resources concerning issues of interest to women in higher education are reported. They include notes on educational and employment trends, legislation, court litigation and dispute resolutions, sexual harrassment, campus violence, women's studies, women's athletics, and relevant resources. (MSE)
Descriptors: Athletics, Court Litigation, Educational Change, Educational Trends