College of Liberal Arts


Success for College of Liberal Arts and School of the Arts students, faculty and alumni is demonstrated on and off campus.

They lead change and innovation. They work with a global view on local, state, national and world issues. They contribute their creativity and insight to initiatives and projects in their communities.

  • Bruce Pearson, '64, music, is author of 17 music instructional titles and one of the most widely used music instruction series, which is available in English, Chinese, Spanish and Italian.
  • English professor Bill Meissner has published seven books, including the University of Notre Dame Press title "Spirits in the Grass."
  • Music professors Catherine Verrilli, soprano; Melissa Krause, flutist; and Terry Vermillion, percussionist, perform as Trio Lorca. Their work includes a performance at Carnegie Hall.

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College Distinctions