The mission of the College of Arts and Sciences is to enhance the scientific, ethical and cultural foundation of society through education, research, creative activity and community engagement, thereby improving our individual and collective quality of life. Our faculty, staff and
students discover and share knowledge, understand and appreciate diversity, create and analyze art, and engage and enrich our local and global communities.

In fall 2018, 5,332 undergraduate and 603 graduate students were enrolled in the college’s degree programs. Our 335 full-time faculty were responsible for about $10.7 million in research expenditures.

Our dean’s office is located on the sixth floor of the Education Building. (208) 426-1414

Leadership Team