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The College of Humanities and Sciences is the foundation of educational and intellectual life at Virginia Commonwealth. Home to two schools, 17 departments, five Centers and Institutes, and three programs, we house the core disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. More than 50% of VCU undergraduates have at least one major in the College of Humanities and Sciences. 

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74% of employers say a liberal arts education is the best way to prepare for success in today's global economy.

Source: Association of American Colleges and Universities

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A compilation of expert opinions from experts in gender, sexuality and women's studies, education, athletics and criminal justice on the 50th anniversary of Title IX.

June 23, 2022

50 years of Title IX: A look at ‘a notable first step’ toward a more equitable playing field for women and girls

As the nation looks back, VCU experts talk about how it’s made a difference and the impact the civil rights law has had on the U.S.

At two high-profile events in Washington, D.C., celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Pell Grant program, Virginia Commonwealth University grad and Pell Grant recipient Anirban Mahanty will share his story and explain how the need-based grant program set him up for success at VCU and beyond. (Photo by Isaiah Mamo, University Marketing)

June 22, 2022

As part of the Pell Grant’s 50th anniversary, a VCU grad is sharing his story with federal policymakers

Anirban Mahanty, who graduated in May, will co-moderate a reception hosted by national higher education organizations and will speak at a congressional briefing at the U.S. Capitol.

June 15, 2022

Juneteenth: A reading list

This list of faculty-recommended books can help you learn about and celebrate Juneteenth.

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Equity, inclusion and diversity @CHS

We're committed to promoting experiences and fueling behaviors that support a welcoming and affirming environment.

Learn more about equity, inclusion and diversity in the College of Humanities and Sciences.