College Flag 100x80The College of Humanities and Sciences is the foundation of educational and intellectual life at Virginia Commonwealth University, and houses the core disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. The College of Humanities and Sciences is home to two schools and seventeen departments and programs listed below. Eight of the twelve largest undergraduate majors are in the Humanities and Sciences. Nearly 60% of VCU undergraduates have at least one major in The College of Humanities and Sciences. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES

Recent News

  • Rob Tombes
    Dr. Tombes Accepts New Role

    From Interim Dean Alison Baski:

    Dr. Robert Tombes has served as the Associate Dean for...

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  • Kathy Bassard
    Dr. Kathy Bassard, Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

    From Interim Dean Alison Baski:

    Dr. Katherine Bassard is a Professor of English and has...

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  • anne stratton
    Anne Stratton Assumes New Role

    From Interim Dean Alison Baski:

    Ms. Anne Stratton has been promoted to Director of Faculty,...

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  • Kimberly Brown
    Dr. Kimberly Brown New Interim Chair of AFAM

    From Interim Dean Alison Baski:

    I am pleased to announce that Dr. Kimberly Brown has...

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  • Bethanie Constant
    Bethanie Constant Named Senior Director of Development

    Bethanie Constant, CFRE, has been named Senior Director of Development for the VCU College of...

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H&S Events

  • Cornel West
    HRC Speaker Series: Cornel West

    September 3, 2015

    “Invoking Our Collective Memory”

    On September 3, Cornel West, one of...

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  • Merlock Jackson
    HRC Speaker Series: Kathy Merlock Jackson

    September 10, 2015

    Song and Story in Disney’s Song of the South

    On September 10, Kathy...

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  • Loewen
    HRC Speaker Series: James Loewen

    September 29, 2015    

    “What Does the Civil War Mean in Richmond Today?”

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  • William Maxwell
    HRC Speaker Series: William J. Maxwell

    October 13, 2015

    “F.B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover’s Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature” Read More

  • K Green
    HRC Speaker Series: Kristen Green

    October 19, 2015

    “Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, A...

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