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
Saymoukda Vongsay (Asian American Studies) has won the a Sally Award from the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts which recognizes individuals and organizations who strengthen and enrich Minnesota through their commitment to the arts and arts education.Read more
College Day 2019
Dean Coleman shares three things that will allow students to get the most out of their time in CLARead more
State of the College 2019-20
The State of the College is a time to acknowledge some of our successes, challenges, and opportunities as a college. It’s our chance to discuss some of our aims for the year ahead and take a look at where we’ve been the past year.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.