College of Humanities

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Teaching the students of today to be the global problem solvers of tomorrow

In an increasingly global world, the skills students learn in the College of Humanities are needed more than ever.Here, students learn leadership, communication, collaboration, critical thinking, intercultural competence, adaptability, multilingualism, ethics and professionalism, and problem-solving.

Your investment in the College of Humanities enables students to become lifelong learners ready to adapt in a world increasingly dominated by advanced technologies. You can help advance human knowledge by empowering faculty research. You can facilitate high-impact public humanities projects. You can enhance student experience through scholarships for immersive study abroad experiences. We invite you to help us redefine the humanities in a fast-changing, global and multilingual economy.


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“In a world that is becoming more complex and intercultural as technology advances, skills in the humanities are vital. Our students explore different cultures and perspectives and develop critical communication abilities, making them strong leaders in any workforce. With your investment, we hope to make humanities education more accessible than ever before.”

– Dorrance Dean Alain-Philippe Durand

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Study abroad is in the DNA of our college. Global experiences teach students how to adapt to new environments, communicate across cultures, consider different perspectives, and learn first-hand about global issues. Financial support for study abroad scholarships makes these critical opportunities possible.


Humanities Fund for Excellence

Gifts to this fund offer much-needed unrestricted resources to maintain and improve the world-class academic opportunities that the College of Humanities provides to students.

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Humanities Scholarships

Join other generous alumni and donors to help provide critical scholarship support to deserving students enrolled in disciplines across the college.

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