Why the Liberal Arts Matter
Our strength, our strongest asset is the kind of work we do in the liberal arts -- the range of questions we ask and the diverse ways we explore them. In a time of hyper communication and intense conflict over fundamental values, the liberal arts are uniquely suited to address the challenges facing our economy, our democracy, and our society.
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Extraordinary opportunities shaped my own life in unexpected and deeply rewarding ways. That's why I'm driven to create opportunities that help students achieve their goals, support our communities, and boost the potential for all in our society to thrive.
Here's What I'm Thinking About Now
Professor Richard Lee (Psychology) is included on the American Psychological Association (APA) Monitor’s list of 33 of the most influential psychologists of our day. His research seeks to identify ways to improve the lives of racial and ethnic minorities.Read more
State of the College 2018
Updates on accomplishments of the past academic year, a new model for the liberal arts, and future planningRead more
Honoring Prince Rogers Nelson
I had the great honor of helping to present the Doctorate of Humane Letters to Prince's family. It was an incredible evening of performances and memories.Read more
Here's What We're Up To
We're Shattering Expectations
We’re investing in the key initiatives that better prepare our students, improve access to education, engage diverse voices, and drive innovation and collaboration between campus and community.