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College and Beyond II: Liberal Arts and Life

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Making the case for Liberal education

Apr 14, 2021, 2:00-3:00 pm EDT
A panel of academic leaders will consider how a focus on the lives students lead beyond college, and on the outcomes of Liberal Arts education.

Measuring Liberal Arts: Creating an index for higher education

Nov 13, 2020, 2:00-3:30 pm EST
The seminars feature path-breaking projects seeking to develop and refine measures of undergraduate education, and especially its liberal arts components, and to determine its impact on the present and future lives of students. 

The value of residential Liberal Arts education: Lessons from COVID-19

Oct 23, 2020, 2:00-3:30 pm EDT
The Next Generation Undergraduate Success Measurement Project, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is an exploratory project to develop and implement a state-of-the-art measurement project to improve our understanding of the value of undergraduate educational experiences, and promote evidence-based models of undergraduate student success.

Taking the measure of the Liberal Arts

Sep 15, 2020, 2:00-3:30 pm EDT
Join us for a year-long series of virtual panel discussions and seminars exploring the values, dimensions, and outcomes of liberal arts education, and how they might be measured.
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College and Beyond: Outcomes of a Liberal Arts Education

December 2018
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Kevin Stange, Timothy McKay, Paul N. Courant, Margaret Levenstein, Susan Jekielek, Allyson Flaster
Building on the work of the Mellon Research Forum, University of Michigan's Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) has brought together seven 4-year postsecondary institutions (U-M, the City University of New York, Georgia College and State University, Indiana University, Truman State University, University of Houston and University of California, Irvine) to pilot measures of the liberal arts educational experience linked to various long-term outcomes for students. This collaboration is laying the foundation to scaling the work and develop the kind of large data...