Laura Skandera Trombley – The Need for Arts and Humanities Education


Laura Skandera Trombley


As schools place greater emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math – the so-called STEM curriculum – courses in the arts and humanities are often neglected. But many scholars and educators are raising their voices against the myth that the study of those disciplines won’t lead to productive careers. Among them is Laura Skandera Trombley, president of The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, who joins us to discuss the importance of arts and humanities education.