SINGAPORE - In 2008, a Ministry of Education (MOE) committee proposed a bold experiment: To create the first liberal arts college in Singapore.
In a report aptly titled “Greater Choice, More Room to Excel”, the committee noted that such a college should have a small cohort size and be autonomously governed. It would offer a “broad-based, multidisciplinary undergraduate programme” to help Singapore develop well-rounded, versatile individuals with a passion for inquiry and knowledge.
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