Andrew Delbanco – What College Was, Is, and Should Be

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On Wednesday, April 24th, Andrew Delbanco of Columbia University gave a talk based on his book College: What it Was, Is, and Should Be.  Delbanco, Director of American Studies at Columbia, has published several books in relation to American Studies and has received the Lionel Trilling Award for two of them.  He was also named “America’s Best Social Critic” by Time Magazine in 2001.  Delbanco was the final speaker of Middlebury’s “Core & Change in the Liberal Arts” series, designed to engage students and faculty in discussions of the role of Liberal Arts in a changing world.