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Great Lakes Colleges Association

Strengthening Education in the Tradition of the Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts Resources

Included below are links to a variety of sources that offer insights on the character of liberal arts education and its continuing importance in the twenty-first century.

Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
AAC&U is the leading national association concerned with the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education. Its members are committed to extending the advantages of a liberal education to all students, regardless of academic specialization or intended career.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is an independent policy and research center. Its current mission is to support needed transformations in American education through tighter connections between teaching practice, evidence of student learning, the communication and use of this evidence, and structured opportunities to build knowledge.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

Inside Higher Ed
Inside Higher Ed is the online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education.

Liberal Arts College News
Provides a continually updated look at what's happening at the nation's leading liberal arts colleges.

National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) serves as the unified national voice of independent higher education.

Teagle Foundation Blog on the Liberal Arts