Document Type

Opinion

Publication Date

1-28-2016

Department

President’s Office

Abstract

Once again, a prominent politician from Florida has provided an excellent opportunity to talk about the value of a liberal arts education.

In 2011, Florida Gov. Rick Scott commented about not needing any more anthropology majors. Around the same time, Florida State Sen. Don Gaetz referred to psychology and political science majors as “degrees that don’t mean much.” [excerpt]

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This op-ed piece appeared in the Miami Herald on January 28, 2016.

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