Universities February 6, 2014: Obama puts the humanities vs professional degrees debate back in the spotlight

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Obama puts the humanities vs professional degrees debate back in the spotlight

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, February 16, 2014, 7:32 AM MST

Obama's delivers a speech at the General Electric Waukesha Gas Engines Facility, WI, Jan. 30, 2013; Obama caused an uproar the academic community with his demeaning remarks about art history degrees, sparking a renewed debate on a humanities education

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Obama’s delivers a speech at the General Electric Waukesha Gas Engines Facility, WI, Jan. 30, 2013; Obama caused an uproar the academic community with his demeaning remarks about art history degrees, sparking a renewed debate on a humanities education
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