Integrating Liberal Education, Business, and High-Impact Practices: The Case of George Mason University's School of Business

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In College Learning for the New Global Century, the National Leadership Council of Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) argue for a liberal education for all students because “(i)n an economy fueled by innovation, the capabilities developed through a liberal education have become America’s most valuable economic asset.” (LEAP, 2007). The Business for a Better World Center and the School of Business at George Mason University endorse this view and have applied the liberal education approach to the study of business. This paper aims to explore the current environment of business education, the role of liberal education and the school’s programs and their benefits. 

This paper was published by the Journal of International Education in Business, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print on January 14, 2022. Learn more and download the paper here