College of Liberal Arts

About CLA

What's CLA

Our mission is to transform lives by

  • Cultivating critical thinking, analytical reasoning and creative expression;
  • Uniting theory and practice to inspire innovation;
  • Collaborating within and across disciplines;
  • Instilling the capacities necessary to be life-long learners responsibly engaged in a diverse globalized world.

We create dynamic learning environments through

  • Faculty-student engagement
  • Open inquiry
  • Community dialogues
  • Multicultural competence
  • Scholarly and creative activity
  • Interdisciplinary practices
  • Free, respectful and responsible discourse

Our strategy

Take a look at our strategic plan for improving and enhancing the liberal arts education our students get.

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