Liberal arts colleges defending selves on social media

Tim Goral's picture
Monday, January 6, 2014

The insult posted on Twitter wasn't subtle.

"Funny thoughts," it began. "I have a degree in liberal arts. Do you want fries with that?"

It would be one thing if this were a random guy dissing a well-rounded education to his 12 Twitter followers. But the trash talk this time about those graduates' job prospects was on the site of an online nurse training provider with more than 4,000 followers. It was too visible to ignore, and this time, the defenders of the liberal arts weren't about to let it go.

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