Fostering Creativity Through a Liberal Arts Education

From the Larry Meiller Show on Wisconsin Public Radio: We talk about the place of a liberal arts education in today’s world. Our guest says that a creative culture and economy cannot be achieved by over-focusing on training, workforce development, and trying to predict where future jobs will be.

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WPR Roundup: University of Wisconsin Budget Cuts

From Wisconsin Public Radio Roundup: The UW System faces a potential $300 million cut in the next state budget, in exchange for a greater degree of autonomy in how it conducts its business. Joy Cardin gets the perspectives of a Republican lawmaker, two current system employees and a former UW-System Dean

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The Costs and Benefits of a Liberal Education

From the Larry Meiller Show on Wisconsin Public Radio: The price tag associated with a liberal arts degree continues to rise each year. Does the earning potential of those graduates justify the cost? Or is there more to the equation than meets the eye? Larry Meiller’s guest, CEO and Dean of the UW-Baraboo/Sauk County, thinks…

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An Update on “The Wisconsin Idea”

From the Larry Meiller Show on Wisconsin Public Radio: Larry Meiller’s guest talks about an update of “The Wisconsin Idea.” He is Tom Pleger, CEO and Dean of the UW-Baraboo/Sauk County. His update is called “Moving Wisconsin Forward: The Wisconsin Idea of the Future.”

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Value of a Liberal Education

From the Larry Meiller Show on Wisconsin Public Radio: Larry Meiller talks about the value of a liberal education. His guest is Tom Pleger, Dean and CEO of the UW-Baraboo/Sauk County.

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Archaeology in Wisconsin

From the Larry Meiller Show on Wisconsin Public Radio: Larry Meiller’s guest talks about archaeology in Wisconsin. He is Dean & CEO and an Associate Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology at UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

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First Humans in Wisconsin

From the Larry Meiller Show on Wisconsin Public Radio: When did humans first arrive in what we now know as the State of Wisconsin? After eleven, Larry Meiller poses that question to Tom Pleger, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology at UW-Baraboo/Sauk County. He is also Dean and Campus Executive Officer

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The Changing Relevance of “The Wisconsin Idea”

From the Larry Meiller Show on Wisconsin Public Radio: Larry Meiller and his guest discuss the changing relevance today of “The Wisconsin Idea,” that the boundaries of the University are the boundaries of the State. Larry welcomes Tom Pleger, UW-Baraboo/Sauk County Campus Executive Officer and Dean and Associate Professor of Anthropology/Archaelogy.

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