Humor: Why your college president wants to cut liberal arts

America is now a nation of people who DO things like post on Facebook, or run for Senate, rather than KNOW things, like Plato’s allegory of the cave, or the First Amendment of the Constitution. This year, the Jersey Shore’s Mike “the Situation” Sorrentino will reportedly earn $5 million. In contrast, last year, only one of our English-degreed graduates was able to secure employment related to her major—teaching English to call center workers in Bhopal.

— from “A Message from Your University President” in The Morning News.