Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Turning Kentucky's Proud Universities into Vocational Schools

Shame on you, Eastern. SHAME.  Tell Governor Lying Coward and the austerity-loving motherfuckers in the General Assembly to give you the goddamn money you need to educate Kentuckians to survive in an ever-changing world.

A world that demands critical thinking skills.  Critical thinking skills that can only be learned from a broad liberal arts education.  The kind of liberal arts education that Kentucky governors worked for decades to build in Bowling Green and Morehead and Murray and yes, Richmond. 

The kind of liberal arts education that is a clear and present danger to the repugs who know they appeal only to mouth-breathing, slope-headed, know-nothing morons.

The kind of liberal arts education that must be destroyed.

From the Herald:

Amid statewide budget cuts for the next two years, Eastern Kentucky University is deciding which academic majors and minors should be cut and which need more support. 

French, journalism, theater, horticulture and geography are recommended for suspension in a preliminary report by the Academic Budget Review Subcommittee of majors and minors that have had fewer students in recent years.


On the other hand, physics made the probationary list, with an average of just seven majors in eight years. But, “as a STEM discipline, the program should be supported,”
HA!  STEM, of course.  Only tech geeks will receive an education; everyone else will be indoctrinated into obeying their corporate overlords without question.

Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/education/article97136502.html#storylink=cpy

Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/education/article97136502.html#storylink=cpy

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