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Dedicated to the renewal of the Western heritage of liberal arts 和 Christian 1966年以来的知识传统.

Graduate education for a renewed generation of scholars

The Braniff Graduate School of Liberal 艺术s was founded in 1966 on the basis of a grant from the Blakley-Braniff Foundation. Established only ten years after the University of Dallas opened its doors, Braniff offered master’s degrees in art, 英语, and 工商管理和博士学位.D. 在政治和文学方面. 不久之后, 艺术部增加了一个M.F.A. degree, one of only two offered by Catholic Institutions 在美国. Over time, master’s programs in American studies, humanities, philosophy, politics, psychology 和ology were added, all focused on reviving the Western heritage of liberal education and recovering the Christian intellectual 传统. Combining our devotion to this 传统 with innovation, master's programs in classical education and leadership were added in 2016. 到目前为止,Braniff毕业生 School of Liberal 艺术s has awarded over 1,500 master’s degrees.

哲学研究所

Simultaneous with the founding of Braniff was the beginning of the Willmoore Kendall program 在政治和文学方面, only Ph.D. 由大学提供 time. 这个程序后来成为 哲学研究所 and expanded its offerings to include doctoral degrees in philosophy, politics and 文学. These programs have been 国家ally recognized for their unique approach to graduate education, which is grounded in a core curriculum devoted to the pivotal 西方文明典籍. 所有Ph值.D. students—regardless of degree program—participate together in this core curriculum during their first three years of graduate study, creating a true cross-disciplinary intellectual community unlike any other in the 国家.

支持教师工作

Besides our distinctive approach to interdisciplinary scholarship at the graduate level, Braniff Graduate School of Liberal 艺术s is also known for its welcoming support of teachers, who are invited to enroll in any of our degree programs or continue their education as non-degree seeking special students. 认识到教育者 are a vital force in maintaining the strength of our 国家, and knowing that a graduate education can be cost-prohibitive for many, 菠菜网站导航 offers full-time teachers and administrators a special tuition rate through the 教育者群体

培养终身学习的习惯

As part of our mission to deepen the life of the mind for all, both inside and outside the University, Braniff Graduate School of Liberal 艺术s also offers a number of special programs, lectures, exhibits, non-credit courses, and events such as the semi-annual “诱导多能性”座谈会 where doctoral students are given the opportunity to present papers to faculty, other students, 和 public.

成就卓越学业

Many of our graduate students have received impressive grants and generous fellowships 来自像 Lilly Fellows Program in 人文学科 和 艺术s, Albert Schweitzer奖学金, 大学间研究所 和 Claremont Institute's Lincoln Fellowship. While pursuing the intellectual life, Braniff students also engage in the mission of sharing the rich discoveries that emerge from living the "life of the mind" in a full and fruitful manner during their time at the university.

We invite you to join us in the renewal of the Western heritage of liberal arts and 基督教的知识传统. If you are interested in learning more about our programs, please begin your exploration of our 学者页面. If you are interested to applying to one of our programs, please visit our 招生页面

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The 菠菜网站导航 (菠菜网站导航) announced the appointment of reference librarian and adjunct French instructor Ron Scrogham as interim dean of libraries and research of the Cowan-Blakely Memorial 图书馆, 和 appointment of longtime 政治 Professor Richard Dougherty, Ph.D. ’93 M.A. ’89, to serve as interim dean of the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal 艺术s.

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