ASU President: Why the U.S. Economy Needs Liberal Arts Majors

Florida Gov. Rick Scott recently argued that Florida needs to refocus attention and tax dollars on math, science and engineering in order to spur job creation. He wants to do this, however, at the expense of liberal arts majors, pointing to anthropology in particular as a frivolous pursuit. Arizona State University president points out the flaws in the argument and underscores the value of the liberal arts, even in the area of job creation.

read here: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2011/10/michael_m_crow_president_of_arizona_state_university_explains_wh.html

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