Committed to the academic development and professional readiness of their undergraduate students, faculty and staff in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences strive to instill within students the fundamental principles of critical insight, mature judgment, and independent thinking, all skills essential to success and fulfillment in every facet of life during and after a student’s college years.

The College’s mission is a simple yet ambitious and profound one: to provide an atmosphere of active and responsible learning to a varied group of students who will be called to intellectual, moral, and professional leadership during their lifetimes. The College seeks faculty and staff members who demonstrate a commitment to these values.