Economics professor Larry Smith in his inspiring TEDxUW talk: "Why you will fail to have a great career... unless."

A liberal arts education leads to a very marketable employee who can fit into many different careers. Here are just some of the positions our alumni are working in:

In my own philanthropy and business endeavors, I have seen the critical role that the arts play in stimulating creativity and in developing vital communities… the arts have a crucial impact on our economy and are an important catalyst for learning, discovery, and achievement in our country.”

–Paul G. Allen, Co-Founder, Microsoft

Arts education aids students in skills needed in the workplace: flexibility, the ability to solve problems and communicate, the ability to learn new skills, to be creative and innovative, and to strive for excellence.”

– Joseph M. Calahan, Xerox Corporation