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Mission, Vision, and Values


The College of Arts and Sciences serves the public good by weaving the cultural, artistic, and intellectual fabric of the university experience so that it transforms passion and creativity into a lifetime of discovery and opportunity.


The College of Arts and Sciences adapts to a changing world by leading the university community in innovative teaching and experiential learning, interdisciplinary research, scholarship and creative activity, and strategic partnerships that advance the public good.

Core Values

The College of Arts and Sciences believes that a student’s liberal arts education is the foundation for life-long learning, professional development and opportunity, and a higher quality of life. We are committed to:

 Excellence

 Inclusion

 Collegiality

 Stewardship

 Accountability