Changing the Conversation

Third Annual Alliance for Liberal Learning Conference:
Connecting Business and Liberal Learning
March 23–24, 2018 • Chicago, IL

Who we are.

The Alliance for Liberal Learning is an exciting new initiative that brings together North America’s leading institutions and individuals dedicated to advancing liberal education as a lifelong endeavor.

The organizations in the Alliance are leaders in Socratic learning, inquiry- and discussion-based learning, classical education, core text and Great Books programs across the spectrum of elementary, secondary, college, adult continuing education and informal adult learning.

They share a belief in the profound and lasting benefits that a liberal education brings to our educational, civic and personal well-being.

What we do.

The Alliance works to increase public awareness, understanding and appreciation for lifelong liberal education. We provide professional learning and networking opportunities, and we facilitate partnerships and collaborations among Alliance organizations.

Join us at our third annual conference in Chicago in March 2018!

Latest news.

Columbia College Core Curriculum: Call for Visiting Professor Applications

Columbia University invites applications from tenured faculty members who have an active interest and accomplishments in liberal arts teaching and curricular development for an appointment in the 2018-2019 academic year as Visiting Professor in the Columbia College Core Curriculum. Visiting Professors in the Core Curriculum will receive a salary of up to $90,000 for a […]

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Upcoming events.

Third Annual Alliance Conference

Mark your calendars to join us this spring! The Alliance for Liberal Learning will hold its third annual conference on Friday and Saturday, March 23-24, 2018 in downtown Chicago, IL. The conference will run from Friday morning, until mid-day on Saturday.Register Now -> View Full Schedule Leading in the Learning Zone Come a day early […]

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