The Vermont Cynic

Administrative actions support humanities majors

Administrative actions support humanities majors

December 3, 2017

In my role as Chief Academic Officer of the University of Vermont, I am writing to share my thoughts, ...

University denies stem bias, yet cuts arts

University denies stem bias, yet cuts arts

Staff Editorial

November 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

While the voice of the University says one thing, the hands do the opposite. While assuring students it values the...

Response to “Humanities Majors Deserve More”

Letter to the Editor

November 15, 2017

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

November 10, 2017 Letter to the Editor, In my role as Chief Academic Officer of the University of Vermont, I am writing to share my thoughts, some additional context, and to provide a number of important clarifications to the Cynic’s November 7, 2017 editorial entitled “Humanities Majors Deserve More.” I am alw...

Liberal arts majors supply valuable skills for success

Letter to the Editor

November 10, 2017

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

To the Editor: In a recent edition of the Cynic, sophomore English major Jacob Potts published an eloquent opinion piece fighting back against the flack humanities majors often take from peers convinced that their degrees are unlikely to lead to well-paying jobs. When people hear Mr. Potts say he is an English major, he rep...

Humanities majors deserve more

Humanities majors deserve more

Staff Editorial

November 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

David Foster Wallace has said liberal arts contain “the real value of a real education, which has alm...

Improving the Humanities Center

Improving the Humanities Center

February 24, 2015

Students majoring in the humanities are used to the jokes about the apparent impracticality of their chos...

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