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Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design

Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior DesignDepartment of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior DesignDepartment of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior DesignDepartment of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior DesignDepartment of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior DesignDepartment of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior DesignDepartment of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior DesignDepartment of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design

Welcome!

Barbara Anderson
Barbara Anderson Department Head

Welcome to the Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design's website. We hope you find the information you seek about our academic programs, our students and faculty, our scholarly focus and accomplishments, current events and special programs. We have recently added professional profiles for some of our alumni and advisory board members, and we encourage you to take a look.

Please take a few minutes to read our mission and vision statements below. We took great care to define our common purpose through these statements and we make decisions based on these guiding principles.

Our expectation is that this website is helpful to prospective students, current students, alumni, and departmental friends and partners in the apparel and textiles industry and the interior design profession. We welcome you to contact us if you need further assistance. We look forward to opportunities to work together toward mutually beneficial goals.  

Mission

The Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design improves human well-being through education, scholarship, service, engagement and outreach in the disciplines we represent.

Vision

The Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design aspires to change the world through a focus on the human ecological framework in our teaching, scholarship, service, engagement and outreach. We believe the human ecological framework drives us toward a shared concern for sustainability. We hope that through our teaching and scholarship we will improve the human condition and be part of the solution to the social and ecological problems we face. Our educational goal is to prepare students with the knowledge and skills needed to live and work in diverse societies, improving the lives of individuals throughout the world. We value the potential of our students and commit our effort to enhancing their lives and the quality of all human life.

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ATID News

Interior design program ranked 6th in the U.S.
Friday, September 23rd, 2016

K-State's interior design program in the College of Human Ecology is ranked 6th (top 4%) in the United States by DesignIntelligence. The program is the only four-year interior design program in Kansas with accreditation by the Council on Interior Design Accreditation. The interior design program has a strong reputation for producing graduates ready to enter […]

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