The Need for a Recovery of the Humanities
As the academic year concludes, I find myself looking forward to a break from the onslaught of bad news about higher education in general and the humanities in particular. Another liberal arts college is forced to close for financial reasons; another university humanities program is cut back; a superrich university floats the idea of reducing its support for book publication.
Originally published: May 14, 2019
Author: Michael S. Roth
Institution: Wesleyan University
Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Ed