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Dianne Harris, dean of the College of Humanities and a professor of history at the University of Utah, published an op-ed in the Salt-Lake Tribune about the importance of the humanities for understanding what it means to be an American.¬†Countering those who would propose to cut or eliminate funding for the National Endwoment for the Humanities, Harris argues that this work “is essential to the health of our democracy because it supports the development of our educated citizenry.”