College of Arts and Communication

College of Arts and Communication

The mission of the College of Arts and Communication is to cultivate and inspire creativity, expression, inquiry and integrity through embodied education in the fine performing and communicative arts and professions. We offer rigorous programs in music, theatre, dance, and the visual arts; internships, pre-professional opportunities in journalism, advertising, and applied communication, and innovative interdisciplinary studies.

Featured News

Chrisman’s $5 million gift is largest in UW-Whitewater history

July 18, 2019

Chrisman, who received a B.S. in business in 1959, previously donated $1.5 million in 2015 to help construct the Mary Poppe Chrisman Success Center. This brings his total actual and pledged contributions to more than $6.5 million – the most of any individual donor to the campus.


UW-Whitewater is the best value to earn a college degree in UW System

July 11, 2019

Factoring in tuition, fees, and room and board, UW-Whitewater is the best value in the UW System – a distinction it has held for at least five years.


Spring commencement set for May 18 and May 21

May 07, 2019

UW-Whitewater will celebrate its graduates on Saturday, May 18, and Tuesday, May 21, as families and friends gather for 2019 spring commencement.


UW-Whitewater online programs ranked among the top in the U.S., Wisconsin

January 15, 2019

Engagement, excellence and affordability make the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s online programs among the best in the state and the nation, according to new rankings from U.S. News & World Report.


Winter commencement set for Dec. 15

December 03, 2018

More than 782 graduates will cross the stage to receive their degrees.