Alumni & Friends

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Alumni & Friends

CLA alumni are shaping their communities and the world around them. Read more about their remarkable accomplishments.

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Resources for Alumni

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Alumni Spotlight

Patricia Marroquin Norby untangles the narratives of cross-cultural encounters

Patricia Marroquin Norby (PhD '13, American studies), inaugural Associate Curator of Native American Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the first full-time Native American person hired for this position, answers several questions about her life, inspiration, and time spent at the UMN College of Liberal Arts.

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Giving to CLA

You make CLA a destination for the world's brightest minds, and keep a college education within reach for the talented, the visionary, the driven.

$98.2
million to support students
16
new funds to support faculty research and teaching
$44.7
million for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives

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