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Conceptualizing Arts & Sciences at Thirty

Arts & Sciences fosters a community of learners who thrive by questioning, knowing, and acting. A&S prepares our students to be committed lifelong learners who challenge societal and intellectual barriers, who provide ethical leadership, and who lead sustainable and meaningful lives.

As we look towards our thirtieth anniversary in 2021, Concept 30 casts a vision for our shared future.

Community

Community

Arts & Sciences will be a thriving community of learners made of exceptional students, staff, and faculty from all backgrounds and points of view. 

Curriculum

Curriculum

Arts & Sciences will develop intellectual dexterity in all its community members through a wide-ranging and multi-disciplinary liberal arts curriculum that intentionally scaffolds learning, encourages curiosity, challenges preconceived ideas, and helps define a college-wide identity. 

Creativity

Creativity

Arts & Sciences will support personal and professional development and further creativity and the production of new knowledge by all of its members through the removal of barriers to free and innovative inquiry and expression.

Conscience

Conscience

Arts & Sciences will sustain curricular and co-curricular structures and programs to support our intellectual production, community engagement, and ecological responsibility in ways that exemplify our shared values.