Carly Fiorina—former CEO of Hewlett Packard, Republican candidate for Senate from California, and current JMU Board of Visitors Member—continued the Madison Vision Series: Contemporary Issues in an Engaged Society on April 9, 2014. Fiorina spoke from her personal experience as a strong advocate for undergraduate education, answering the question, "Why study liberal arts?" As a powerful businesswoman who launched her successful career from the foundation of a B.A. in medieval history and philosophy, Fiorina built on recent calls to action for American universities to return their focus to teaching students in a wide range of valuable disciplines.

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