Nevertheless, liberal arts colleges uphold traditional values of education;
therefore, remain as one of the last survivors of classical teaching and learning.
Upon closer investigation, the educational values of the ancient world experienced a rebirth in the modern university.
First seen in
Humboldt's Germany, British institutions such as
Cambridge adapted the German model for English personalities.
Upon colonization of the New World, both German and
English influences crossed the Atlantic to permeate the
Eventually, the models of Oxford and Cambridge took hold of
America and spawned a new breed of higher education.
This book delves into "Havenhurst College," a pseudonym, to examine a real liberal arts institution. For the sake of knowledge and the cultivation of the individual, one must hope that this last remnant of classical teaching and learning will survive.