“The Power of the Liberal Arts,” the symposium that is prelude to the inauguration of Clayton S. Rose as Bowdoin’s 15th president, comprises leaders from the worlds of business, design, government, higher education and public health. The Power of the Liberal Arts symposium will be held in Pickard Theater, Memorial Hall, 2 p.m. –5 p.m., Friday, October 16, 2015. In advance of the discussion, we continue a series of participant profiles.
“A liberal arts education is important because financial news without cultural references is like dry, stale toast.”
One of the world’s leading business journalists, Andy Serwer ‘81 has made a career out of calling it like he sees it — and doing so armed with an internal database of cross-disciplinary knowledge that he began cultivating as a student at Bowdoin.