Carleton joined the Wabash National Study of Liberal Arts Education (WNSLAE) in 2008.

Fundamental Goals

  1. To learn what teaching practices, programs, and institutional structures support liberal arts education
  2. To develop methods of assessing liberal arts education

History: The Wabash National Study of Liberal Arts Education

Summary of Initial Findings, Fall 2008

  • Executive Summary
  • Results of the initial administration of Wabash tests and surveys to the entering first-time, first-year cohort of 2008. The Executive Summary contains a list of items where Carleton first-year students stand apart from those at other participating liberal arts colleges.