Roth: College Should Prepare You for Life

Lauren RubensteinNovember 26, 20141min
President Roth advises students that college is about more than getting that first job

As college admissions season heats up, President Michael Roth makes a case in The New Republic for a broad pragmatic liberal education. College should be seen not as a path to get their first jobs, he advises prospective students, but rather “as a remarkable opportunity to explore their individual and social lives in connection with the world in which they will live and work.”