New SMU campaign aims to show “vital” relevance of liberal arts

November 14, 2016

Saint Mary’s University has launched a website and series of videos designed to show that “an Arts education is not only relevant in today’s world, but vital.” Located at smuarts.ca, the online materials showcase faculty, students, and others involved in the liberal arts who are committed to outreach and engagement. “A Liberal Arts education develops critical thinkers and producers of knowledge that promote positive discussion and change,” says SMU President Robert Summerby-Murray. “We believe the Liberal Arts can play a key role in debates that formulate public policy and encourage excellence in research.” SMU