Dean Elizabeth Spiller

Dean Spiller to Lead Academic Affairs at Nebraska

December 18, 2019
Elizabeth Spiller, who as dean led the successful reorganization and financial restructuring of the UC Davis College of Letters and Science, has been tapped as the next executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

The Future Built Here

Dean's Letter: College of Letters and Science Magazine 2019

UC Davis has always been known for its commitment to making the world better. Of course, that effort starts with providing access and opportunity to a broad range of students. Recently, Money Magazine ranked our campus in the nation’s top five “best colleges” for quality of education, affordability, and outcomes.

Dean’s Prize to Recognize Faculty Excellence in Liberal Arts and Sciences

October 17, 2019

The UC Davis College of Letters and Science has established a new prize to recognize and support faculty whose research, teaching, and service exemplifies the transformational intellectual and human value of the liberal arts and sciences. For 2019-20, the prize will include a privately funded award of $10,000.

Dean’s Message: College of Letters and Science Magazine 2018

Experience outside the classroom opens doors for a lifetime

UC Davis is known and nationally recognized for its commitment to broadening access to students who have traditionally found higher education out of reach. More than 40 percent of entering freshmen are the first in their families to attend college. As the largest and most diverse college at UC Davis, the College of Letters and Science is at the heart of this effort.