Leading, Teaching, Engaging with the World

Female student in a seminar classroom; professor and other students in background

The College of Arts and Sciences is the center of liberal education within a major research university. Our mission is threefold:

1. To be a leader in research, scholarship and creative activities across the arts and humanities, natural sciences and social sciences

2. To provide excellent programs of undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and sciences

3. To engage the larger community through our scholarly activities