About CHSS


The College of Humanities and Social Sciences embraces the teaching, research, creative activities and service objectives of KIU's land grant mission, and the needs of a diverse constituency.

The College is committed to:

  • Providing its students, the highest quality of preparation in an atmosphere that promotes intellectual vigor, critical inquiry, citizenship, and creative decision-making requisite for personal growth and professional success;
  • Encouraging in its faculty exemplary scholarship of teaching, research, and service, leading to significant publications and performances;
  • In its vision to realize human potential and achievements, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is guided by the qualities of creativity, ethical integrity, and mutual respect.
  • Seeking excellence in research, innovation in teaching, and creativity in all academic fields in the College.
  • Instilling in our students the importance of responsible and sensitive global citizenship, through cultural self-reflection, ethical reasoning and historical understanding