LLC Mission Statement

Through engaged teaching, innovative research, diverse creative activity, and dedicated service, the Department strives to:

  • Communicate an understanding of languages, literatures, and cultures within the context of a humanistic liberal education;
  • Connect with individuals and communities within the department, across the campus, the state, the nation, and the world in order to foster a culture of meaningful intellectual inquiry, participatory and life-long learning that promotes respect for all;
  • Contribute to the University’s strategic goal of internationalizing the campus as we prepare our students to excel in a variety of professions and graduate studies.