Our Mission

The College of Arts & Sciences is a diverse community of scholars, researchers, writers, teachers, and students working in a multidisciplinary, collaborative environment. Our faculty and staff promote a liberal arts and sciences education guided by intellectual curiosity and infused with relevant research and community engagement. Our students, as critical thinkers, creative problem solvers, and ethical citizens, investigate complex issues and develop into decision makers, equipped to tackle the challenges of our ever-evolving world.

To accomplish our mission:

We connect research to all of our activities, whether in the classroom or in the community;

We communicate the relevance and value of a liberal arts and sciences education and the transferable skills it provides;

We pursue continual innovation in teaching and learning;

We advise and mentor students to help them find their purpose and path;

We promote a climate that encourages collaboration, diversity, inclusion, and excellence.

Updated May 2018