Asking Essential Questions at Ursinus

An article in Inside Higher Ed focuses on how the college is doubling down on its liberal arts mission with the four core questions: What should matter to me? How should we live together? How can we understand the world? And what will I do?

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Ursinus Dean Mark Schneider, along with faculty members Paul Stern, Jonathan Marks and Louise Woodstock, are quoted in the article, which states, “Basing a curriculum on four enduring questions may seem innovative, and in many ways it is. But it’s also a doubling down on what Ursinus already thinks it—and liberal arts colleges generally—does best.”

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