Professors are often seen as educators, but their impact goes beyond the classroom. In her latest Forbes column, IHS President Emily Chamlee-Wright collaborates with Ryan Stowers, Executive Director of the Charles Koch Foundation, about the impact professors have beyond academia.
Together, Chamlee-Wright and Stowers highlight the importance of the research and innovation that professors contribute to their fields, driving progress, and inspiring the next generation of thinkers.
“No matter the current state of American higher education, we need the best scholarly minds – intellectually talented people of good will, coming together in good faith – to apply the principles of political, economic, intellectual, and civic freedom to the complex challenges we face,” says Chamlee-Wright and Stowers.
“In a moment when so many on both the left and right have declared the classical liberal tradition of political, economic, and intellectual freedom a failure, we believe that it’s this tradition that offers the insights the country, indeed the world, needs most urgently.”
Read the full article to discover more about the significant contributions of scholars to research and development across classical liberal ideas and the humanities.