This starts out slow and gets better. IF you aren't going to read it all, read the second half. It's about what Humanities actually offers. We need more Humanities now, not less. It's where the wisdom comes from.
Find it here: https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2017/06/13/scholars-unconvincing-case-about-value-humanities-essay?utm_source=Academica+Top+Ten&utm_campaign=8a80afaa0c-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_06_13&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b4928536cf-8a80afaa0c-51889837