College of Liberal Arts

An International Perspective: Faculty Donors Support Students Becoming Global Citizens

Emeriti faculty Jim Boyd and Sue Ellen Markey embody the term “global citizen.” Having lived, worked, and studied in countries around the world, these two embrace and advocate for students to enter another worldview through the establishment of a new scholarship. 

Winter 2020

In A Year of Challenges, SMTD Experiences Great Support

It’s been a very tough year for the performing arts, but donor support has not wavered. The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance received $20M in support in 2020, including the upgrade and naming of the Instrument Rehearsal Hall, thanks to Cindy Haraway “Boomer.”

College of Liberal Arts Winter 2020/Spring 2021 News

New programs, alumni spotlights, retirements, and other recent news from the College of Liberal Arts.

Guest Column: Reaction to the Assault on the U.S. Capitol

CSU Professor Greg Dickinson reflects on the attack on the US Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, identifying how the attack was on democracy itself. It is the impact and power of higher education that can help us to think about and to teach ways to keep our democracy intact.

Spring 2019

The Stories Behind the Seats

The Name A Seat campaign at the University Center for the Arts raises scholarship funding for Music, Theatre, and Dance students. Meet some of the alumni and friends who have named a seat in honor of their educational experience, their loved ones, and as a tribute to faculty.

Winter 2018

Not Your Everyday Priest, Not Your Everyday Gift

Fr. Don Willette is not your everyday Catholic priest. So, appropriately, his gift to create an endowed faculty position at Colorado State University is anything but every day. The Father Don Willette Professorship for Theological Studies will encourage students, faculty, and staff at CSU to engage in academic pursuits and open conversations about the history and theological traditions of Christianity.

Alumni Impact – Winter 2018

From fighting crime on the streets of Houston to telling refugee stories in Iraq, these Liberal Arts alumni used their degrees to make a real impact on the lives of people around the world and on the lives of CSU students. Read more about what a degree in the liberal arts and a passion for service can really do.