A World of Discovery

Art student using her residence hall studio

The College of Liberal and Performing Arts offers an excellent education that prepares students for the challenges and opportunities in a diverse and changing global society. The college’s graduates possess the knowledge, experience, and skills to pursue many promising careers.

The college enriches the learning experience of all students at the University through programs that develop critical thinking and promote effective communication, nurture artistic appreciation and expression, and deepen understanding of world cultures.

Members of the college faculty hold degrees from prominent universities and continue to make scholarly contributions in their fields. They are also effective and gifted teachers. For LPA faculty, engaged and constructive learning occurs in the classroom, online, and even in spontaneous conversations throughout the campus.


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