About the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

By the Numbers

The college is committed to promoting excellence in undergraduate liberal education and in graduate programs built around cutting-edge research and to fostering the connections between teaching and research, to their mutual benefit.


The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, a diverse community of disciplines and scholars, provides opportunities for life-changing experiences in education, research and scholarship in a supportive, inclusive environment. We bring together the humanistic and scientific perspectives that inspire students to expand knowledge and meet the challenges that face our world.


The liberal arts and sciences are the foundation of American education and democracy, as well as frameworks for understanding our world. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences aims to excel in research, creativity, teaching, community engagement and service. We also foster an inclusive and welcoming environment where students and faculty from all our disciplines can share ideas and knowledge that address challenges facing our society. We celebrate the diversity of our community and are committed to an equitable educational environment.

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Phone 815-753-7953
Zulauf Hall 312

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Phone 815-753-0114
Zulauf Hall 201

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