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Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe Among Speakers at Conference on the Future of Liberal-Arts Colleges

Posted April 12, 2012
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Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe was among the speakers at “The Future of the Liberal Arts College in America and its Leadership Role in Education around the World.” Held this week at Lafayette College, the conference brought together leaders of many of the nation’s top liberal-arts colleges to look at the challenges and opportunities facing […]

New Study Finds Graduates of Liberal-Arts Colleges To Be Most Satisfied With Their College Experience

Posted November 17, 2011
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When it comes to getting a first job out of college, gaining admission to graduate school, or generally preparing to meet life’s challenges, graduates of residential liberal-arts colleges like Bryn Mawr give their college experience higher marks than do graduates of private or public universities, according to a new national study. The study, which was […]

At Bryn Mawr, Liberal-Arts Colleges Explore Online Learning as a Tool for Closer Connections

Posted July 8, 2011

Liberal-arts colleges pride themselves on students’ personal relationships with professors and intellectual exchange with fellow students. Is there a role for online learning in this model? At a recent conference on Bryn Mawr’s campus, Candace Thille, the director of Carnegie Mellon University’s Open Learning Initiative, made the case that integrating the OLI’s sophisticated online courses […]

Bryn Mawr Receives $1 Million Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation For Liberal Arts Curricular Innovation

Posted April 14, 2011

Bryn Mawr College has received a $1 million, three-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to help fund the College’s ongoing efforts to create “an innovative and sustainable liberal arts curriculum for the 21st Century.” “Like every college and university, Bryn Mawr has to regularly re-examine its priorities, question elements of our model, and […]