As part of Louisiana Tech University, the College of Liberal Arts is committed to the University's dedication to quality in teaching, in research and creative activity, and in public service: First and foremost, the College of Liberal Arts seeks to support the mission of Louisiana Tech University in maintaining a faculty committed to teaching and advising, a student-oriented faculty dedicated to preparing students to achieve their goals in a rapidly changing economic and civic environment. . . . a faculty that will through both theoretical and applied research and creative activities, contribute to the development of new knowledge, new art, and new technology.