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Image of graduates throwing up their graduation cap- Alumni and Friends
"Thank you for empowering our students to live their dreams."

The University of Minnesota Duluth has enjoyed a proud tradition of providing high quality, affordable education since its founding. Today, UMD offers students nearly unlimited opportunities for educational enrichment that extend well beyond its outstanding academic departments and units. 

The College of Liberal Arts is the core of the University, and plays a vital role in the education of every UMD student. The College upholds UMD’s commitment to promoting excellence in teaching, research and public service by emphasizing the foundations of knowledge and the techniques of analysis and expression essential for lifelong learning. CLA provides its graduates with the skills to do the work they love. The College is dedicated to accomplishing diversity through greater representation of minorities and women in the faculty, staff, and student population as well as through the integration of materials relating to cultural diversity in the curriculum.

The University of Minnesota Foundation and the UMD Office of University Relations supports the College of Liberal Arts in its mission by offering alumni and friends a variety of gift giving opportunities to personally invest in the institution and its programs.

CLA Gift Funds