https://diverseeducation.com/article/173703/

From the article:

In navigating this new remote world, let’s not lose sight of the kind of society we want and need to be. Let’s make value-based decisions, not fear-based ones, about our educational systems. Our society will need liberal arts graduates now more than ever before. Regardless of their career path, liberal arts graduates will be broadly prepared to make the world better.

Society needs critically curious thinkers who know how to ask new and tough questions.
Society needs people with the capacity and patience to become experts.
Society needs people who are able to think freely and creatively across boundaries.
Society needs people who are practiced in working with others to overcome challenges.
Society needs people who communicate clearly because they think clearly.
Society needs people who know how to build community and engage civically.
Society needs people who are passionate about designing beauty in the world.
Society needs people who can empathize despite disagreement, then speak honestly.
Society needs people who are thinkers and doers determined to make things better.
Society needs people who care about truth and justice and can influence change.
Society needs people who understand complexity and see interconnectedness.
Society needs people who are self-aware and humble enough to change their mind.
Society needs people who are globally minded, embracing both cultural differences and environmental responsibility.
Society needs people who think broadly and deeply in ways that inspire hope in others.
Society needs people who understand history and context and can offer perspective.
Society needs people who are resilient and unafraid to experiment, again and again.
Society needs people who listen deeply, with open minds and open hearts.
Society needs people who care for others and people who care for the caretakers.
Society needs people who lead and think ethically, holding themselves accountable.
Society needs people willing to express human emotion and experience through art.
Society needs people who find personal meaning in literature and learning.
Society needs people who drive technology to create experiences of value.
Society needs people who are comfortable with ambiguity but impatient with despair.
Society needs people who are passionate about ideas balanced against evidence.
Society needs flexible, adaptive thinkers able to re-imagine themselves and the world.