"Requested by a bipartisan group of legislators and scheduled to be distributed to every member of Congress, it is
intended as a rallying cry against the entrenched idea that the humanities and social sciences are luxuries that
employment-minded students can ill afford.
People talk about the humanities and social sciences 'as if they are a waste of time,' said Richard H.
Brodhead, the president of Duke University and a co-chairman of the commission that produced the report.
'But this facile negativism forgets that many of the country’s most successful and creative people had
exactly this kind of education.'”
(New York Times)
The full report can be found HERE.