Liberal Education: Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Liberal Education welcomes article submissions on any topic related to undergraduate liberal education. The journal's readership includes college and university administrators, faculty members, academic professionals, and graduate students as well as foundation officers, policy makers, and media professionals involved in higher education issues and policy. The total distribution of each issue is approximately 9,000 copies.

Manuscript submissions should be sent to the academic editor and editor of Liberal Education, Christen Aragoni, at Please allow eight to twelve weeks for a response.

Length: Manuscripts should be between 1,500 and 3,500 words.

Style: Liberal Education follows the Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition).

Assignment of Copyright: Authors are asked to sign a form that gives AAC&U the copyright to their work. Anyone seeking to reproduce an article must request permission from the AAC&U Office of Outreach and Member Engagement. Authors receive five complimentary copies of the issue in which their article appears.