Differential Tuition in Higher Education: What Does It Mean for Schools, Students, and the Public Good?
Much has been written recently about the steadily rising cost of attending colleges and universities in the United States, increases related, in... Read More
“Why Study English?” A New Report Urges Departments to Examine the Major
As the number of students majoring in English continues to decline nationally, colleges and universities are taking stock and looking for ways... Read More
Colleges Know What Students Need, but It’s Going to Take Some Convincing: Enter the Study the Humanities Toolkit!
What is the purpose of a college education? What should an educated, twenty-first-century American know and be able to do? Ongoing debates... Read More
STEMM or Humanities? Answer: Both!
In a recent TED talk, Eric Berridge, the cofounder of a global company using innovations in technology and software to help businesses... Read More
The Value of the Humanities in a STEM World
In an age of technology, ideas matter. One professor explains how the humanities teach us to understand ourselves and others.
Humanities Are Vital in a Rapidly Changing World
With the start of each new school year, the same question seems to arise: What is the value of a humanities education?... Read More
A Closer Look at PhD Employment
It’s no secret that there is a discrepancy between the number of doctoral candidates in the humanities and the number of available... Read More
Humanities Degrees Are Up for Minority Students at Community Colleges
While undergraduate enrollment in humanities programs continues to decline in four-year colleges, more African American, Hispanic/Latino, and Native American students are completing... Read More
Reimagining Phd Education: The MLA Task Force Report Three Years Later
In 2014, the MLA’s Task Force on Doctoral Study in Modern Language and Literature released a groundbreaking report that made ten recommendations... Read More
New Findings on Gender and Career Outcomes for Humanities Majors
What are likely career paths for humanities majors? And how does gender affect future careers and earnings? New reports from Humanities Indicators... Read More