Virginia’s governor gets into a regional spat over Metro and the Silver Line. The D.C. Council advances one of the nation’s most generous paid leave policies. And a longtime Maryland state senator decides he won't retire amid a fight for his seat.
The Obama Administration has set a goal of one million additional college graduates in the science, technology, math and engineering (STEM) fields by 2020. So where does that leave students who study literature or theology, and institutions dedicated to teaching those displines? Tuajuanda Jordan might seem like an unorthodox champion for the liberal arts. A biochemist by training, Jordan now leads St. Mary’s College of Maryland, one of our region’s oldest public academic institutions. She joins Kojo in studio to discuss her strategic priorities and the future of the liberal art education.
- Tuajuanda Jordan President, St. Mary's College of Maryland
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