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St. Mary's College President

Despite the name, St. Mary's College is not a religious institution. It's a publicly funded, liberal arts school nestled along the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. Kojo talks with the president of the college about the value of a liberal arts education, the decision to serve alcohol in a new campus pub and encouraging first-generation students to pursue a degree.

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