The arts, quite simply, nourish the soul. They sustain, comfort, inspire. There is nothing like that exquisite moment when you first discover the beauty of connecting with others in celebration of larger ideals and shared wisdom.
What can you do with a degree in classics? How are you going to get a job with that degree? Many people still fail to understand what a liberal arts education is and how it translates into success in the job market.
By valuing, enhancing, and promoting the path of liberal arts, we thus make our country a more vibrant and richer place. As opposed to being degrees to nowhere, the liberal arts truly provide a portal to anywhere.