Allan Goodman: Universities Should Produce “As Many Poets as Physicists”

Interviewed by Times Higher Education in the U.K., Allan Goodman, President and CEO of the non-profit Institute for International Education, argues that universities should produce “as many poets as physicists.” From Times Higher Education:

Business should pay for degrees in subjects such as science and technology, with public funding directed towards the arts and humanities, according to the head of the Institute of International Education. “It’s expected that private investors will want their money to go towards the subjects that are more vocational,” [Goodman] said.

“Governments should hear that, and maybe shift more resources to support culture and the arts, subjects that won’t get that private funding.” (read full Times Higher Education article)

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