Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges

Recognizing the importance of liberal arts and sciences education for success in a complex global society, the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) is championing the cause of liberal arts education of superior quality in the public sector. COPLAC institutions provide students of high ability and from all backgrounds access to an outstanding liberal arts education.

The organization recognized former Henderson State president, Dr. Charles Dunn, and his contributions to the organization by instituting the Charles Dunn COPLAC Award, which honors outstanding faculty commitment to student success.