Sustaining a democracy requires education in the humanities.

Colleen Flaherty (January 8, 2021). Inside Higher Ed. A Failure to Educate.

Among the many ways in which to analysis the attack on the US Capital in early January, an improperly educated populace is one that merits our attention. Lynn Pasquerella, President of the Association of American Colleges and Universites (AACU), says that “higher education must play a leadership role in confronting the day’s most pressing issues,” and she argues the humanities and study of the liberal arts is best positioned to do this work.

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