Key your networks into the value

of the Arts and Sciences.

You can change the way people talk and think about the future of U.S. higher education.

It’s an important topic at a critical time. With colleges and universities facing a crossroads today, now is the time to key your social networks into the value of the arts and sciences. 

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Federal support for the arts and humanities matters to our community. [Insert @YourLegislatorsHandle], I want you to #SavetheNEH and #SavetheNEA

Between now and mid-December, you will decide budget priorities. @YourMemberOfCongress, I think continued federal investment in #science matters.

DYK? #Arts and #Sciences majors see bigger gains in critical thinking, reasoning, and writing skills. http://ow.ly/Fj6C5

 

What do the CEOs of @AmericanExpress, @bankofamerica, @Logitech, @YouTube and #GeneralDynamics have in common?http://ow.ly/Fj6C5

 

DYK? 74 percent of employers would recommend liberal education to young people. http://ow.ly/FiJVp

 

80% of @NobelPrize Laureates in #science can point to the specific ways #art boosted their innovative ability. http://ow.ly/FiJVp

 

 

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Facebook-icon-getsocialYou can help change the way people talk and think about the future of U.S. higher education. Key into what you can do to grow support for the arts and sciences

 

 

Facebook-icon-getsocialFounded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa believes the arts and sciences are still revolutionary. Agree too? Help spread the word to energize support for the arts and sciences.

 

 

Facebook-icon-getsocialAre you an inspiring leader? Inventive employee? Thoughtful citizen? Tell @PhiBetaKappa how a well-rounded arts and sciences education plays a key role in your story.

 

 

 

getsocial_icon_starMeet Your @Legislators

 

Building a relationship with your legislators is easier than you might think now that many legislators are on Twitter and Facebook. You can find your federal legislators’ Twitter handles here.

Follow them and periodically tag your state legislators’ handles to your messages of support for the arts and sciences. Bonus tip: This approach also works for reporters covering higher education in your local paper.

Use these facts and figures to key your policymakers into the value of arts and sciences.

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