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Every student at Roosevelt benefits from our College of Arts and Sciences, the University’s largest college. Featuring more than 60 majors and minors across 10 departments, it serves as the foundation for Roosevelt's liberal arts education. This valuable exposure to a rich variety of disciplines and ideas develops each student’s broad platform of knowledge, while honing critical skills in communication and reasoning. Students seeking degrees within the college choose from an extensive range of traditional liberal arts, applied professional and progressive interdisciplinary options, all tailored for today’s dynamic career landscape.
The distinguished faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences foster a progressive learning environment.. Because these exceptional educators are also accomplished professionals in their fields, classroom instruction is complemented by their presence in community and cultural affairs. As a result, students develop a deep connection to civic involvement and are primed to put their knowledge and leadership into action.
College of Arts and Sciences events (lectures, gallery openings, panel discussions, film screenings, conferences, etc.) enrich our academic community and the surrounding communities we serve.
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Kevin Hujar, an undergraduate psychology student and resident in the University’s Wabash Building, created Appreciation Plus to help boost togetherness within the Wabash community.
In 1945, the year Roosevelt was founded, Rose Hum Lee was hired to teach in the Department of Sociology. Eleven years later when she was appointed chair of the department, she became the first Chinese American woman to chair an academic department at an American university.
Roosevelt University alumnus Timuel Black (BA, ’50), one of the organizers of the 1963 March on Washington, was honored in Washington, D.C., by President Barack Obama in August.
Roosevelt alumnus Robert van Brugge is chairman and CEO of Sanford C. Bernstein, a Wall Street research firm that is ranked number one in its industry for overall quality, detailed financial analysis and original research, according to independent surveys of major institutional clients. During an interview in his midtown Manhattan office, van Brugge, 44, talked with Roosevelt Review editor Tom Karow about his time at Roosevelt, his career and what qualifications he considers important in job applicants.
Journalist Charles Madigan (BGS, '05) describes his journey from Penn State to the Chicago Tribune to teaching at Roosevelt.