Tuesday, March 27, 2012

A Liberal Arts Degree - Is It Worth It?

Be a part of this timely discussion.

“A Liberal Arts Degree  - Is It Worth It?”
With increasing tuition rates and student loan debt, is a college education even worth the expense? Please join IU College of Arts & Sciences administrators and faculty to discuss pressing questions regarding this hot button topic. Audience members should plan to participate in a lively discussion with questions for the panelists - and each other! The discussion will be led by:
  • Larry Singell, Dean, IU College of Arts and Sciences
  • Jamsheed Choksy, Professor of Central Eurasian Studies and History; Presidentially-appointed and Senatorially-conformed member, United States National Council on the Humanities
  • Richard Miller, Professor of Religious Studies and Director, Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions
Prospective students, current IU College of Arts and Sciences students, IU alumni, IU admissions staff, local secondary education professionals, and advocates for higher education are invited to this discussion.  This event is free and open to the public, but preregistration with the College of Arts and Sciences Office of Advancement is required. Registrants will receive a copy of The College magazine’s article, “Is a College Degree Worth the Cost” prior to the event.

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Time: Reception 6:00pm - 6:30pm (4th Floor Lobby), Discussion 6:45pm - 8:00pm (Room 405)
Location:IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd., Indianapolis, IN 46202.
Click here for directions.

Please RSVP to asalumni@indiana.edu or at 812-855-7934.

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