Campaign for Liberal Arts

Detailed below are some grammar and spelling rules unique to the Campaign for Liberal Arts.

  • the Case - When capitalized, this refers to the Case for Liberal Arts. A "the" can preface "Case," but not "Liberal Arts."
  • the Campaign - When capitalized, this refers to the upcoming Campaign. When lowercase, campaign refers to some other campaign.
  • the College - When capitalized, this refers to the College of Liberal Arts, or CLA. Lowercase college refers to some other college.
  • Dean - When capitalized, this refers to John Coleman. No "a" or "the" should preface "Dean."
  • the Playbook - When capitalized, this refers to the Office of Institutional Advancement's guidebook, which aims to create "consistent, powerful CLA messaging."
  • Roadmap - When capitalized, this refers to "CLA's strategic plan [...] to transform the College of Liberal Arts into a destination college." It is one word, not two. 
  • U of M - This refers to the University of Minnesota. "U" and "M" should be capitalized, and there should be spaces between U, of, and M (Not "UofM" or "u of m").