Executive Committee


The L&S Executive Committee is charged with “the general oversight of the welfare of the students of the College” and serves as the Committee on Educational Policy for the College.  In the fulfillment of that broad charge, the committee has a number of areas of oversight including:


2018-2019 L&S Deans

Welcome to L&S!

UC Berkeley ranked world’s No. 1 public, fourth-best overall by US News

October 30, 2018

UC Berkeley retains the title of the world’s No.1 public, and fourth-best university overall, in U.S. News & World Report’s latest global rankingsAs they did last year, Harvard, MIT and Stanford took the top three spots, with the UK’s University of Oxford right behind Berkeley to round out the top five.

Alphabetical List of L&S Deans' Office Staff

Below is contact information for the staff in the Deans’ Office of the College of Letters & Science, which consists of the divisions of Arts & Humanities, Biological Sciences, Mathematical & Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences, plus the College Relations Office. Read Undergraduate Studies and L&S Computing Resources for information about staff in those units.

The area code is 510 for all numbers listed.

College Leadership


Carla Hesse, Executive Dean, College of Letters & Science; Dean, Social Sciences Division

Contacting Our Staff

Office of Development and College Relations

The L&S Development and College Relations Office is responsible for raising private support from alumni and friends, corporations, and foundations, and provides leadership and assistance to the campus community.

Administrative Advisory Committee

A representative body of managers from departments and other units in L&S.

Investing in the Mathematical & Physical Sciences

While our research is always advancing and our teaching is always improving, our core needs remain constant. It is our people – faculty and students – who bring excellence to Berkeley, so funding for faculty positions and graduate student fellowships are our very top priorities.