Why College Matters—and Why It’s in Peril

What makes the American college experience valuable—and how can we preserve it? Andrew Delbanco, director of American studies at Columbia University, wrestles with those questions in his new book, College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be. He spoke with us about why liberal education is a principle worth fighting for and how colleges can lead the charge.

Read Andrew’s commentary: College at Risk
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