LAS Strategic Plan 2021-2025

Excel in research and creativity

For more than 100 years, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences has been the heart of the University of Illinois, offering a comprehensive education and research portfolio founded in the longstanding principles of the liberal arts.

The college recently released a strategic plan for 2021-2025. This plan will serve as a roadmap for college leadership, faculty, staff, and more as we work together to make the University of Illinois stronger while improving and supporting the lives and livelihoods of our community. 

A person conducting research in a campus labGoal: Excel in research and creativity

We strive to foster our core strengths in creative activities and research across the college through strategic investments that enhance excellence and through investments in new creative activities and research programs that facilitate interdisciplinary partnerships to address societal grand challenges.