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The College of Humanities and Fine Arts is the creative and cultural heart of the University of Massachusetts Amherst. We are unwaveringly committed to providing our students with an excellent liberal arts education, and believe that the value of studying the arts and humanities is limitless. We provide exceptional opportunities to explore knowledge, experience culture, articulate new ideas, and engage in creative pursuits, mentored by a world-class faculty. HFA’s classes impact the experience of every undergraduate student at UMass Amherst, and our arts programming breathes vibrancy and life into the campus community.

Our graduates encounter a rapidly-evolving future requiring confidence, agility, and acumen. A liberal arts education informs the ability to respond nimbly with a broad perspective.

With your support, the College of Humanities and Fine Arts provides the education and preparation needed for today’s students to take on this future and become tomorrow’s leaders.

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Priorities for Fundraising

To enhance our ability to provide students with a meaningful, relevant, and inspiring education, Dean Julie Hayes has prioritized three core areas that stretch across the fourteen diverse departments within HFA, and in some cases, the entire UMass Amherst campus. The funds in these areas will provide needed financial support to enhance the undergraduate experience:

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