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Liberal arts education: Study‚Äôs conclusions might surprise youLiberal Arts Education: Waste of Money or Practical Investment? Study’s Conclusions Might Surprise You.
"A study from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce finds that over the course of a career, a liberal arts education is remarkably practical, providing a median return on investment 40 years after enrollment that approaches $1 million," reports The Washington Post.

Photo: Washington and Lee University offers students a good return on investment, a study indicates. (Norm Shafer/For The Washington Post)



2018-19 Marks Continued Growth of Bachelor's Degrees and STEM-H Credentials in VirginiaVirginia Colleges Award Record Number of Bachelor's Degrees.
"A record number of students earned bachelor’s degrees in Virginia last year, state data show. The state’s colleges awarded a total of 56,484 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-19, the most in state history, according to" a new report from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, reports the Richmond Times-Dispatch.



2018-19 Marks Continued Growth of Bachelor's Degrees and STEM-H Credentials in Virginia2018-19 Marks Continued Growth of Bachelor's Degrees and STEM-H Credentials in Virginia
More people earned bachelor’s degrees in Virginia in 2018-19 than ever before, including a record number of degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Health (STEM-H) fields, according to recent research by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

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