Meet the CAL Community

The people in the CAL community are our greatest strength.  We are driven and intelligent, focused on solving the world's most demanding challenges.  We are dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment deeply rooted in our core values and social justice.

Our Students

In the College of Arts and Letters, our students are as diverse as they are numerous. They are hardworking, creative, intelligent, committed to their personal development, and passionate about leaving a positive impact on the community. Our students come from various backgrounds and have a wide range of academic and personal interests.

Zak Labus (French major and Study of Religion minor)

What Our Students Say

CAL has become synonymous with family. An incredibly diverse family of faculty, staff, and students that imbues a framework of scholarship, creativity, and community.
Zak Labus (French major and Study of Religion minor) '22

Our Faculty

Our faculty are expert scholars and teachers committed to bringing excellence and experience to the classroom. CAL faculty are the cornerstone of the university and critical to the college's mission; we are proud of their extraordinary achievements. They create a global intellectual community as they are engaged in research that serves the university, the community, and the world.

Arielle Levine, Ph.D.

Faculty Spotlight

Arielle Levine, Ph.D.

Arielle is a Professor of Geography and Director of the Sustainability Program. Her research interests focus on interactions between people and their environments and the implications of these interactions for natural resource management and conservation.

Our Alumni

CAL alumni are leaders and innovators in the global community, active participants in the life of the college, and strategic partners in our continued success. We have an extensive network of diverse alumni and serve as leaders of transformational change in education, non-profit, medicine, law, government, the corporate sector, the arts, and many other professions. Their valued input helps shape the future of our students.  

Latrel Powell (Africana Studies and Political Science double major)

What Our Alumni Say

If you show up, it will be there for you. You will find faculty who will take you under their wings. You will find programs, organizations, and mentors, who will steer you in the right direction
Latrel Powell (Africana Studies and Political Science double major) '19