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.
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 with these sample social messages below.
Looking for an easy way to advocate for the arts and sciences each week? Keep an eye out for the Arts & Sciences Initiative’s #ToolkitTuesday posts from Phi Beta Kappa.
DYK? #Arts and #Sciences majors graduate with critical thinking, reasoning, and writing skills. All of which are vital to successful careers and lives. http://ow.ly/Fj6C5
Wondering how we can grow #arts and #sciences support in a divided #Congress? Explore tips from @NASAA_Arts. https://t.co/ctTaUUUtbX
According to @americanacad, in 2019 the rate of job satisfaction for undergraduate #humanities majors was 87%. Of those with advanced humanities degrees, 91% expressed they were “somewhat” or “very” satisfied with their jobs. https://tinyurl.com/nd9y78at
From reducing #polarization to building mutual #respect, the data shows liberal arts grads enrich their communities and democracy as a whole. https://tinyurl.com/5xwzf359
Who benefits from the #arts and #humanities in #highered? Everyone! Find out how and why in Christine Henseler’s guidebook, “The Arts and Humanities: Don’t Leave College Without Them.” https://tinyurl.com/3ryu4ku
Everyone who wants to pursue #liberalarts education should be able to do so. Nearly 7 million students rely on federal #PellGrants to attain higher #education. Help these students by encouraging Congress to #DoublePell. https://doublepell.org/
This year, join me in asking Congress to support the National Endowment for the Arts and hte National Endowment for the Humanities. Their work supports every district throughout the United States. How has their work influenced your community? Let your Member of Congress know by contacting them through the link in my bio. (Link for Bio: https://www.congress.gov/members/find-your-member)
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.