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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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Lawrence held its first ever Startup Weekend, a movement helping launch #entrepreneurs. Congrats to College student Rhys Raglow, alum Clay Westerlund and the PhotoNote team on a big win!
PhotoNote wins first ever Lawrence Startup Weekend / LJWorld.com
PhotoNote wins the first Lawrence Startup Weekend. The winners from left to right are Nick Brade, Megan Murphy, Zak Wohlschlegel, Dalton Jorns, Rhys Raglow and Anthnoy West. In the front row is Clay Westerlund.

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.


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