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Message from the Chair

The mission of the Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching is to foster the intellectual and professional growth and integrity of students and faculty through critical reflection and dialogue, civic responsibility, and leadership.  This mission will be accomplished by nurturing a community of interdisciplinary learners who:

  • promote excellence in academic and pedagogical knowledge and research; 
  • engage in reflective practice;
  • embody a strong professional identity and can articulate their philosophies and values;
  • value diversity and multiple perspectives;
  • promote equity and social justice;
  • care about their students and their profession;
  • advocate for educational change and reform.