Higher education needs a transformation of its value proposition
The late Notre Dame University president Father Ted Hesburgh advocated for the values that animate liberal education: critical thinking, persuasive communication, insightful judgment, cultural competence. He saw these values as essential to liberate people from inchoate fear, prejudice and the sense of powerlessness that often accompanies social change.
Originally published: December 1, 2016
Author: Patricia McGuire
Institution: Trinity Washington University
Published by: Inside Higher Ed