What's College For?
Guests:

Maria Pendolino
*Sophomore at Binghamton University, SUNY (theatre/english major)

Arthur Levine
*President, Teachers College at Columbia University, New York
*Author, When Hope and Fear Collide: A Portrait of Today's College Student (Jossey-Bass, 1998)

Linda Thor
*President, Rio Salado College, Phoenix, Arizona

Tom Tritton
*President, Haverford College, Haverford, PA


Nick Godwin
*Sophomore pre-med student at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

After America's college students graduate, some will go for advanced degrees, some will travel, and others will start entry level jobs. At some point, many will ask: Why did I go to college? To learn a marketable skill or to serve some loftier goal? What is college really for? Join Neal Conan in this hour of Talk of the Nation from NPR News.
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What's College For?

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What's College For?

What's College For?

What's College For?

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Guests:

Maria Pendolino
*Sophomore at Binghamton University, SUNY (theatre/english major)

Arthur Levine
*President, Teachers College at Columbia University, New York
*Author, When Hope and Fear Collide: A Portrait of Today's College Student (Jossey-Bass, 1998)

Linda Thor
*President, Rio Salado College, Phoenix, Arizona

Tom Tritton
*President, Haverford College, Haverford, PA


Nick Godwin
*Sophomore pre-med student at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

After America's college students graduate, some will go for advanced degrees, some will travel, and others will start entry level jobs. At some point, many will ask: Why did I go to college? To learn a marketable skill or to serve some loftier goal? What is college really for? Join Neal Conan in this hour of Talk of the Nation from NPR News.