What is college for? Get insight, answers at Oct. 2 event

delbancoEducators at all levels are contending with rising public anxiety about the cost and value of education. Andrew Delbanco, author of College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be and director of American studies and the Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University, will speak about the history and future of the American college. He will explain why a college education is important in helping people reach their potential and become engaged with the world around them.

His talk, which is free and open to the public, will be held Thursday, Oct. 2, at 4:30 p.m. in the Wolstein Research Building auditorium.

For more information on Delbanco and the event, visit humanities.case.edu/events/eventArchive/bnc/440_Andrew_Delbanco_2014-10-02.php.

All events are free and open to the public. For information or to register, visit case.edu/humanities or call Maggie Kaminski in the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at 216.368.2242.