If I have learned anything during my role in student government at Concordia, it is that the foundation of the American liberal arts college is shifting. Portending doom for colleges is in vogue as of late, so let me be more specific: things look differently for liberal arts students today.
In response to rising tuition costs, students around the country begin to question whether or not the degrees they’ve chosen justify the money they’ve spent. According to a survey conducted by CareerBuilder in 2013, 32 percent of college graduates never end up working in their field of study. Some Cobber