Liberal Arts Colleges May Be Facing Collapse. Idea: Don’t Focus On The Frosting

“The No. 1 problem facing liberal arts colleges is demand. An increasing number of people don’t think they are valuable. In the past, people never really thought, ‘What I want is liberal arts education.’ They thought, ‘I want a degree from Williams or Swarthmore.’ Now that more people see college as an investment, asking what they can get out of it, they are choosing vocational majors. “

Source: MIller-McCune 09/27/11