This College Asks Alumni to Choose Their Own Way to Define Its Value

Michael DiVito, Eugene Lang College

When Eugene Lang College, the liberal-arts arm of the New School, surveyed its graduates about their college experience, it didn’t assume 
that a career, much less a salary, defines a life. “Education is not just career preparation,” says the dean.
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Colleges ask graduating seniors if they’ve landed jobs. They survey alumni to gauge satisfaction. But the notion of former students defining in their own words the value of their education runs counter to the current discussion of whether college...

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