The importance of humanities now and in the future
Read what others are saying about the liberal arts and humanities.
"The employee who can make a compelling sales presentation, who can communicate succinctly via email, sound persuasive on the phone, write a complex business plan … is the one who will succeed in the 21st century workplace." — Lisa Nielsen, Chron
"This focus on the wider world, and the sense of duty to that world that is instilled in students, may be one reason why liberal education is so tied to equity and social justice." — Alexandra Vollman, INSIGHT Into Diversity
"Art, literature, history, and other branches of the humanities are vital for developing our emotional intelligence - essential to understanding ourselves and others." — Peter Salovey, President, Yale University
"What helps you thrive in a changing world…may just well be social science, and, yes, even the humanities and the arts that contribute to making you not just workforce ready but world ready." — Valeraie Strauss, The Washington Post