[lg policy] US: Colleges strive to make forgeign languages relevant

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jul 25 15:51:21 UTC 2010

Forwarded From:  edling at lists.sis.utsa.edu

USA Today

Colleges strive to make forgeign languages relevant

Timothy A. Bennett strives toward a new vision for the foreign
language department. "You can think of a university as a little
continent full of different kingdoms," said Bennett, chair of the
foreign languages and literatures department at Wittenberg University,
a Lutheran liberal arts college in Ohio. "I'd prefer that language
departments suffused the curriculum rather than just be another
kingdom among many kingdoms."

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