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Why businesses prefer a liberal arts education

What do American businesses want from their college hires? According to a new survey, creative thinkers and better communicators – both of which are said to be in short supply…. “Our business students take more liberal arts classes, like the humanities, literature and art, than they take business classes,” said Donald Gibson, dean of Fairfield University. “This is rare among colleges, but we think this makes them more well rounded and better at succeeding in their chosen field of business.”

Published on CNBC.com on 4/15/13

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