Are the Humanities Dead, or Are Academic Programs Just Too Narrow?

In The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s ongoing “Brainstorm” blog series, Diane Auer Jones (a former assistant secretary for postsecondary education at the U.S. Department¬† of Education) argues that the humanities aren’t dying–rather, the academic world is no longer the center of humanities education. She writes: “[T]raditional institutions of higher education may no longer be the …

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