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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.

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Fact: #KUcommonbook author Laura Moriarty is a Jayhawk in more ways than one. She's a #KUalumni and #KUprof in English. Sign up now to chat with her: https://firstyear.ku.edu/GoogleHangout

Q&A with Hollywood Poster Graphic Designer Bill Gamm After decades of working in Hollywood as a graphic designer for movie studios, Bill Gamm returned to his roots in Kansas. He shared the highlights of his career in this fascinating presentation about how some of the most famous movie posters came to life with his pen at the University of Kansas Mini College 2014. Here he takes questions from the audience about his work and his experiences in Hollywood. For more information on Mini College, visit http://minicollege.ku.edu/


Why KU
  • Home to 50+ departments, centers, and programs, the School of the Arts, and the School of Public Affairs and Administration
  • KU offers courses in 40 languages
  • Graduates of the College have won Emmys, discovered new species, and been named to Forbes' "most powerful women" lists
  • No. 1 ranking in city management and urban policy —U.S. News and World Report
  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
  • 1 of 9 public universities with outstanding study abroad programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
    —ALA