Defending the Humanities

Inside Higher Ed: “What might be good for graduates’ employability in the short term might not be so in the long term, Schneider said. ‘The question to ask is not: which majors do the best in initial job placement, but rather, which institutions are sending their graduates forth with big picture knowledge, strong intellectual skills and the demonstrated ability to integrate and apply diverse kinds of learning to new settings and challenges,’ she said. ‘This is the kind of learning that both employers and civic leaders are pleading with us to design and it’s the kind of learning that a strong liberal education actually provides.’”

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02 March 2011 · @jaheppler