The College is a professional organization of eighty departments and programs spanning the arts and humanities, social sciences, and sciences, and comprised of world-renowned faculty and highly skilled staff. The members of the College are:
- dedicated to the liberal arts that teach our students to question critically, think logically, communicate clearly, act creatively, and live ethically. These skills serve as the foundation for living the examined life and succeeding in an increasingly global, ever-changing workplace.
- engaged in creative activity, basic and applied research, and scholarship that advance disciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge. Our work serves IU, the state of Indiana, the U.S., and the World.