College of Arts and Communication

College of Arts and Communication

The mission of the College of Arts and Communication is to cultivate and inspire creativity, expression, inquiry and integrity through embodied education in the fine performing and communicative arts and professions. We offer rigorous programs in music, theatre, dance, and the visual arts; internships, pre-professional opportunities in journalism, advertising, and applied communication, and innovative interdisciplinary studies.

Featured News

UW-Whitewater honored among national Colleges of Distinction

August 02, 2019

Schools are accepted on the basis that they adhere to the four distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, successful outcomes, and vibrant community/


Fundraising campaign raises more than $17 million in honor of UW-Whitewater’s 150th anniversary

July 23, 2019

Exceeding its goal by more than $2 million, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is celebrating a successful conclusion to its Sesquicentennial Campaign.


Chrisman’s $5 million gift is largest in UW-Whitewater history

July 18, 2019

Chrisman, who received a B.S. in business in 1959, previously donated $1.5 million in 2015 to help construct the Mary Poppe Chrisman Success Center. This brings his total actual and pledged contributions to more than $6.5 million – the most of any individual donor to the campus.


UW-Whitewater is the best value to earn a college degree in UW System

July 11, 2019

Factoring in tuition, fees, and room and board, UW-Whitewater is the best value in the UW System – a distinction it has held for at least five years.


Spring commencement set for May 18 and May 21

May 07, 2019

UW-Whitewater will celebrate its graduates on Saturday, May 18, and Tuesday, May 21, as families and friends gather for 2019 spring commencement.