Faculty Spotlight

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Dr. Fannie Rushing,
civil rights activist and history professor at BenU, led a panel discussion at the Obama
Foundation Summit in October. She was chosen to help lead the inaugural summit aimed at inspiring a new generation of leaders.


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Baccalaureate Mass and Hooding Ceremony
Main Campus in Lisle
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Baccalaureate Mass and Hooding Ceremony

Date: May 10

Time: All Day

Campus: Lisle

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Welcome to the home page of Benedictine's College of Liberal Arts!

Kindlon HallSituated 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 over 40 full-time faculty and seven departments. In addition to a variety of minors, concentrations, and interdisciplinary programs, it offers students a choice of over 20 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 General Education Program, Writing Program, Scholars Program, Artist-in-Residence Program, and Center for Civic Leadership, all of which contribute significantly to the Benedictine undergraduate experience.

Please explore our site to learn more about the majors, minors, and graduate programs offered by the College of Liberal Arts, as well as about its many unique programs and opportunities for interdisciplinary study. You can also find information about the College's departments and faculty, with additional details about course offerings, degree requirements, and special events. Click here to view information on the course related charges.

Center for Civic Leadership
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English as a Second Language (ESL)