The Center for Civic Leadership will host former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, who will discuss legal ethics and his career. To purchase tickets, visit www.ben.edu/cclgonzalez.View Event Details
Professor Christine Fletcher (theology) has been awarded a $50,000 program development grant by the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVue). Just one of 34 colleges and universities to receive the grant, Benedictine will use the funds to develop a University-wide initiative to facilitate and emphasize vocation discovery across academic disciplines.
The College of Liberal Arts welcomed Chicago-based dancer and choreographer Emily Stein to campus as Benedictine's spring 2014 Artist in Residence. During her two-month residency, Ms. Stein taught a course for BenU students and performed both solo and with a troupe of dancers.
In a visit sponsored by the College of Liberal Art's Center for Civic Leadership, former Vermont Governor and 2004 presidential candidate Howard Dean spoke to members of the Benedictine community about the future of heath care in the United States.
Professors Steven Day (Chinese) and Cheryl Heinz (Biology) have been awarded $34,955 by the ASIANetwork-Freeman Student-Faculty Fellows program to support undergraduate research in Asia during the summer of 2014. They will lead a team of five undergraduate students to conduct field research on pollination.Read More
Situated at the heart of the University, Benedictine's College of Liberal Arts provides students with unparalleled access to innovative, in-depth instruction in the humanities and social sciences. Our classes and programs emphasize rigorous, engaged learning, preparing students to live and work in a rapidly-changing world by cultivating their critical thinking skills and their abilities of self-expression.
The College is home to 39 full-time faculty and seven departments. In addition to a variety of minors, concentrations, and interdisciplinary programs, it offers students a choice of 21 distinct majors and two graduate programs in disciplines ranging from literature, philosophy, and music to psychology, political science, and more. The College also houses the University's Writing Program, Scholars Program, Artist-in-Residence Program, and Center for Civic Leadership, all of which contribute significantly to the Benedictine undergraduate experience.
We encourage you to explore our site to learn more about the majors offered by the College of Liberal Arts, as well as about its many unique programs and opportunities for interdisciplinary study. You can also find more information about the College's departments and faculty, with additional details about new and regularly-offered courses, special events, and degree requirements for students.