College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences.

Providing An Excellent Liberal Arts and Sciences Education

The College of Arts and Sciences provides a premier learning experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels through the faculty’s dedication to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. In addition to offering General Education Curriculum courses for all students in the University, programs in the College prepare students for employment and advanced studies in graduate and professional schools. We are committed to creating a learning community rich in faculty-student collaboration on research and scholarly endeavors and providing guided experiences through internships, community-based learning, and practical experiences. We are dedicated to promoting an appreciation of diversity and instilling intellectual habits of mind necessary for living life fully in an ever-changing world.

Highlights & Upcoming Events

Shakespeare Film Festival Comes to WIU - Flyer
WIU Faculty to Present Election Panel Discussion Nov. 30 - Flyer

Panelists: Professor Jongho Lee; Associate Professor Jonathan Day; Professor Janna Dietz
Date: November 30
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: Morgan Hall 101A

WIU's Annual Science Demonstration - Flyer

Date: Thursdsay, December 1
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Currens Hall 205


WIU Department of Physics Collaborates with Tri-State High Schools

WIU Student Wins GIS Award for Second Year in a Row

Chamberlin Shows Students Her "Heimat"

WIU Professor Partners for Geography Textbook Project

WIU Geography Professor Edits Latest Edition of Goode's World Atlas

WIU Students Awarded Mary Olive Woods Scholarships

WIU Nursing Students to Participate in Shanghai International Nursing Skills Contest

WIU Physics Department Ranked Second Nationally Among Master's Degree Institutions

WIU Department of Geography Hosting Photography Contest

Congratulations to our faculty who won Provost's Awards for Academic Excellence:
  • Febe Pamonag, History - Multicultural Teaching
  • Julia Albarracin, Political Science - Internationalizing the Campus
  • Shawn Meagher, Biological Sciences - Teaching
  • Thomas Hegna, Geology - Teaching with Technology

Hoover Estate Gift Benefits WIU Physics and Chemistry

McNabb Chosen to Deliver "The Great Courses" Lecture Series on The Renaissance

WIU Film Minor Provides Wide Variety of Cinematic Experience

Kibbe Station Hosts Wounded Warrior Project Outing

Norm and Judy Rocke Establish Two Scholarships at WIU

Dennis A. Lubbs Memorial Geography Scholarship Established