students in the forest

art teacher helping a student with red hair

student at the beach with Trinidad head behind them

Providing learner-centered academic excellence where innovative place-based and hands-on learning anchor an interdisciplinary curriculum.

We promote and advance an infrastructure and culture of transformative teaching, research, creative activity, and service while supporting faculty and staff in their pursuit of excellence. The Division is also dedicated to advancing inclusive excellence as an integral part of a robust and thriving Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Minority Serving Institution (MSI), and Indigenous serving institution.