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Residential College in the Arts and Humanities


Live Your Learning

It is the mission of the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH) to weave together the passion, imagination, and wisdom found in the arts and humanities to promote individual wellbeing and the common good. We believe that the arts and humanities not only give us great joy, but also the knowledge needed to make sound judgments and choices, both personal and societal. RCAH faculty and students work together with community partners to understand complex problems, hear and learn from others, and contribute to the making of a better world. Read more about the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities’ priorities.


The Residential College in the Arts and Humanities seeks to raise $1.0 million in the Empower Extraordinary campaign. We will achieve this goal with a mix of endowment and annual funds.


To date we have raised $2.9 million, but more private support is needed to achieve our full potential and propel this great university forward.


Annie James
Director of Development
(517) 884-5997

“To live your learning in RCAH means pursuing the ideas, questions, puzzles, and ethical dilemmas that you encounter in class and out of class, wherever they may lead. It means being open to interpretations other than your own. It means making the pleasure and insight that can be drawn from the arts and humanities part of your life—who you are and who you want to become.”