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College of Arts, Letters & EducationWelcome to CALE! Where students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members turn to explore, explain, and express the essence of human existence.
343 Patterson Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
If you love to curl up with a good novel or enjoy your morning coffee with the daily paper; if you rush to the phone the day theatre tickets go on sale or take a night out on the town for a symphony concert; if you have rafted a river or had an ankle taped following a sports injury; if you know something of these things, then you know something of the EWU College of Arts, Letters and Education.
Students who study and faculty who teach in our programs are writers, journalists, theatre professionals, musicians, health and wellness coaches, athletic trainers, filmmakers, linguists, outdoor recreation specialists, philosophers and public school teachers.
CALE is where students learn that what you love and what you do can be one and the same.
Mission, Vision, Values
(Adopted by majority vote of the college's faculty and staff on April 3, 2015)
The College of Arts, Letters, and Education is dedicated to the following key values:
Collaboration among all
Development and wellness of the whole person
Local and global engagement
The College of Arts, Letters, and Education integrates discovery, creativity, personal reflection, and professional exploration to encourage holistic development of the mind, body, and spirit.
CALE achieves this mission by:
- providing opportunities for creativity, intellectual development, and professional training
- supporting research and innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning
- immersing students in the humanities and human development
- engaging in interdisciplinary conversations, local and global relationships, and critical thinking
- building an appreciation for the arts and world cultures
The College of Arts, Letters, and Education is the heart of EWU. We envision a future of leaders, innovators, and creators who elevate the human experience and change the world for the better.