CHID Turns 40
40 years ago, we founded an undergraduate program centered on student leadership, radical pedagogies, and public service. Today, these core values remain our north star.Our History
If you can dream it, you can achieve it
We offer students the freedom to tailor their education to their own intellectual interests and professional goals.Our Courses
Question. Critique. Create.
Our students ask questions that matter, think critically about education, and creatively express their understanding within a community of learners.Our Program
What is CHID?
CHID is a one-of-a-kind program where students enjoy the freedom of an interdisciplinary liberal arts degree within the context of a renowned research university.About CHID
Through engagement with local scholars, artists, political leaders, activists, and community members, our study abroad programs prepare students to engage with an increasingly globalized world.Study Abroad
Study Abroad with CHID
Our international programs are renowned across the university and attract students from all majors. For over 20 years, CHID faculty have immersed students in the cultural contexts of their sites and built relationships with local communities. CHID believes that true global citizenship requires a powerful experience of leaving one’s comfort zone.