College of Letters & Sciences
Upham Greenhouse

About L&S

Mission Statement & Bylaws

Mission Statement

The College of Letters and Sciences forms the core of the University, providing students with the essential elements of a liberal education in humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. The College fosters personal and professional growth by offering challenging and relevant courses through the general education program, specialized and career-oriented majors and minors, and graduate programs with other colleges.  As undergraduates and graduates in the College of Letters and Sciences, students develop diverse perspectives, civic responsibility and engagement, and personal and professional integrity while preparing for careers and life-long learning.

In order to achieve this mission, faculty and staff are dedicated to developing innovative pedagogy, and connecting academic knowledge with experience through international study, undergraduate and graduate research, and internships. Faculty and staff create, expand, and disseminate knowledge and understanding through research, scholarship, and creative work, with students as essential participants and contributors. The College seeks to use the knowledge and expertise of faculty and students to improve society by participating in programs that meet the needs and engage the interests of the University campus and the broader community.

Mission Statement [PDF]

By Laws

Our By Laws are available to view in PDF Format. Click here to view them.

Faculty Ethics Statement

Faculty of UW-Whitewater’s College of Letters and Sciences subscribe to the Statement on Professional Ethics developed by the American Association of University Professors. You may click the following PDF file to view the ethics statement.

Statement on Professional Ethics [PDF]

Strategic Priorities

To attain a richer intellectual climate and more transformative experiences for students, we will focus our time and financial resources on nine strategic priorities. You may click on the following PDF file to view the Strategic Priorities.

Strategic Priorities [PDF]

College Of Letters & Sciences Promotions Standards

Standards [PDF]