About CAS

The College of Arts and Sciences hosts eighteen undergraduate departments and programs and four graduate programs in the arts, hard sciences and social sciences.

Preparing students to lead in their chosen fields.

Students in the College of Arts and Sciences have the opportunity to collaborate with their professors on research projects through the SURE grant program, travel and complete their own research through the Hazel Dick Leonard Research Seminar, work with female Massachusetts State Legislators through the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Intern Fellowship Program, and build solutions to today’s pressing local, national and international problems through Simmons World Challenge.

Whether you study economics, social justice, communications or chemistry, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the framework for you to grow as a leader in your chosen field.

Leanne Doherty

Meet the Dean

Leanne Doherty brings a wealth of expertise in curriculum design and implementation to her role as Interim Dean. 

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