Leadership

Ari Kelman Named Interim Dean

February 07, 2020
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter named historian Ari Kelman, an associate dean of the UC Davis College of Letters and Science, to serve as the college’s interim dean starting March 21, 2020. Kelman has agreed to serve until the campus identifies a permanent successor to Elizabeth Spiller, who steps down March 20 to become executive vice chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Meet the Ambassadors of Letters and Science (ALAS)

The members of the Ambassadors of Letters and Science (ALAS) are exceptional students who represent the UC Davis College of Letters and Science to prospective students and families, peers, and the campus and community at large. Meet our Ambassadors for 2019-2020:   Ellen Chu Senior
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

The College Ambassador Program Application

The Ambassadors of Letters and Science (ALAS) program welcomes applications from enthusiastic and committed students. The process to become a member of the Ambassadors of Letters and Science (ALAS) program is competitive, and includes an application and interview.

Letters and Science College Ambassadors Program

Ambassadors of Letters and Science (ALAS) is a group of exceptional students that represent the UC Davis College of Letters and Science to prospective students and families, peers, and the campus and community at large. The ALAS program provides leadership opportunities for student participants; enhances the outreach of the College through the student voice; and builds community via student-led initiatives.

Volunteer Groups

The College of Letters and Science relies upon the wisdom, counsel and feedback of various volunteer groups to help us raise the profile of our college, provide support to faculty and the dean, and to support our students and young alumni.  Dean's Advisory Council

The Dean's Advisory Council is the primary volunteer advisory body for the College of Letters and Science, and is composed of civic, business, and education leaders drawn from the college’s alumni, donors, emeriti, and friends.