Heather Hayton recommends this encomium on the value of the liberal arts, written by Michael Roth, the President of Wesleyan University. College Shouldn’t Prepare You for Your First Job For those of you like me who don’t know what an encomium is: Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Write a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.