November 24, Noon, Eastern & 11 a.m. Central Time
"The humanities once mattered. Better to be the subject of political debate than to be marginalized or dismissed as irrelevant." …
"SUNY Potsdam will lay off faculty in conjunction with the consolidation, but has not disclosed how many."
The Chronicle of Higher Education: "What sort of education must a public flagship provide?"
"These cuts go beyond what’s reasonable and straight into territory of absurdity.”
"Every person trained in humanities teaching/research knows the damage we are sustaining, from the personal to the national."
The NYT’s rejoinder to Cornel West’s recent commentary rings hollow. Read it here.
Case in point: Adrian College (MI). Read details at MLive.
Read his trenchant analysis here. It’s from The New York Times.
Why? Economists speak out in this article published recently in the Washington Post.
Fort Lewis College (CO), like so many other lower-tier schools, is eliminating languages in exchange for offering students ‘marketable skills.’ …
Read Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt’s take at Inside Higher Education.
Professor Joy Lisi Rankin tells why in Medium.
Inside Higher Education’s Colleen Flaherty offers numbers and commentary. Read more here.
Penn State’s Eric Hayor thinks so. Read why in The Chronicle of High Education.