Magazine turns to Crutcher for comments on education
When it comes to higher education, public debate these days often starts with the question of whether college is worthwhile. And the measuring stick most often used is whether graduates get jobs after commencement.
In that conversation, programs with a strong occupational focus get most of the approval from the news media and politicians.
The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine tackled the subject in a big way, devoting the issue to a collection of stories on the topic. The lead article quoted President Ronald A. Crutcher, who spoke up for the value of the liberal arts.