By the Numbers
Graduates of the 130 liberal arts colleges that make up the Annapolis Group are more likely to give their college a high effectiveness rating for helping teach leadership than graduates of other types of institutions, according to a 2011 study.
Anne Kimball Davis ’62 remembers arriving at Connecticut College and being told that a liberal arts education gives you the opportunity to do whatever you want in life. And she should remember. The former teacher, politician, publisher, real estate broker and current Bible scholar is living proof.
Identical twin sisters who recently made history at Spelman College have penned a self-help book to inspire young people to achieve excellence.
Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Centre College alumna and current trustee Crit Luallen ’74 lieutenant governor of Kentucky. She will take the oath of office in a private ceremony in Frankfort on Nov. 13, followed by a public swearing-in at the Capitol Rotunda at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 14.
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz ’94 of Hawai’i handily won his seat, getting two-thirds of the vote in his race against Republican Cam Cavasso in the heavily Democratic state.
McDaniel College alumna Mara Seibert ’13 uses her French major every day in her work with HOPE International in the Republic of Congo.
Entrepreneur and Pomona College alum Justin Fenchel ’06 got the shark he wanted, landing a million-dollar deal with investor Mark Cuban for his boxed-wine biz on ABC’s “Shark Tank.”