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College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Mission, Vision & Values

The core values of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts are access and excellence. COLFA faculty and staff make themselves available for student questions, provide learning assistance and supplemental services, and offer support for concerned students. Excellence is defined by student confidence and success, strong graduation rates, and professional preparation.

The values of the college contribute to the advancement of its goals and mission. To realize its goals and fulfill its mission, the college seeks to:

  • Inspire creative minds through interactive, proactive learning inside and outside the classroom
  • Meet the needs of the diverse population of Texas through quality research and creative work, exemplary teaching, and professional contributions to the community
  • Insure that curricula and class schedules present the best possible path for student progress