Date: August 10, 2000
English professor who teaches primarily business and technical writing, I
appreciate how well you summarize (1) the value of liberal arts education and (2) the need for its majors to define
themselves if they're to succeed outside academics. [Please see Making the liberal arts degree
telling my students this for some time now, but the message always carries more weight when uttered by someone who has
actually built a career on the skills learned as a liberal arts student.
pointing my liberal arts students to your article.
Department of English & Linguistics
Indiana, Purdue Fort Wayne