Liberal Arts

The generosity of donors has allowed the College of Liberal Arts to provide program-wide support.  This includes student scholarships and awards, funding for faculty and students to present their work at professional meetings, facility enhancement, and underwriting aspects of student and faculty research.  Every contribution is greatly appreciated.

With 25 majors and 36 minors in classes covering disciplines in the fine arts, humanities and social sciences, our curriculum offers many choices.  Donors have provided funding for these disciplines with a desire to explore new concepts.  They demonstrate an understanding of how to make an impact in the world, by supporting the versatile academic experience.

The College of Liberal Arts prepares students to face the challenges of a changing world.  Accomplished scholars teach our classes and mentor students in their research labs and studios.  Undergraduate students can work with professors on research and creative activities.  Many of the College’s faculty can teach anywhere in the world, but they choose SIU Carbondale because of the University’s unique balance of teaching and research.  The College of Liberal Arts truly represents the brains of a great research university with the humanist heart committed to helping students.

If you are an employer looking for the best prospects, you will discover plenty of candidates in this College.  Graduates of the College are prepared to be competitive for graduate schools and great jobs.  You can keep the momentum going and ensure a bright future for graduates of the College of Liberal Arts.

FUNDS TO SUPPORT

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Liberal Arts Activities

Supports the mission of the College of Liberal Arts
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College of Liberal Arts Undergraduate Scholarships Fund

Funds scholarships for undergraduate students who have a declared major in the College of Liberal Arts.
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College of Liberal Arts Academic Excellence Fund

Provides funding to support and enhance academic excellence in the College of Liberal Arts
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College of Liberal Arts Graduate Fellowships Fund

Provides general fellowships to support graduate research, selected by the College of Liberal Arts
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College of Liberal Arts Faculty Professional Development Fund

Provides funding for faculty professional development in the College of Liberal Arts