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Alumni of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are the heart of the Jayhawk family - our graduates make up more than half of all KU alumni. We're strong in numbers, but also strong in support. Your accomplishments inspire us and your generosity strengthens us. We invite you to explore our site to discover where we're going and how your contributions can make a difference. Rock Chalk!

Nominate a Distinguished Alum

The deadline for nominations for the College's Distinguished Alumni Award is February 1, 2014

Please provide a brief statement (1-2 pages) explaining why the individual is deserving of recognition.

Questions and submissions may be directed to Jessica Beeson, eliasb@ku.edu.

Alumni Calendar
Sep 25
Distinguished Alumni Award Reception (Austin, TX)
07:00 pm
Jan 30
Winter Mini College
All day
Jan 31
Winter Mini College
All day
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Congratulations to the seven College seniors who are Ex.C.E.L award finalists! We can't wait to cheer them on during the Homecoming parade in one week
Seven College seniors named finalists for 24th annual Ex.C.E.L Awards | College of Liberal Arts...
Seven College seniors named finalists for 24th annual Ex.C.E.L Awards Thursday, September 18, 2014 LAWRENCE — Ten finalists have been selected for the 24th annual Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership Awards at the University of Kansas. The finalists, all seniors, will participate in the…

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - KU deans Danny Anderson, dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Ann Cudd, vice provost and dean of KU Undergraduate Studies, take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with a little help from Big Jay and Provost Jeff Vitter.


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  • Graduates of the College have won Emmys, discovered new species, and been named to Forbes' "most powerful women" lists
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  • 26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
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  • Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
    —ALA