Why doesn't the Washington region feel like a college town, despite being home to more than a dozen colleges and universities? We explore why many campuses feel isolated from the city around them, and lack that college town vibe.
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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