The Dean's Advisory Council is the primary volunteer advisory body for the College of Letters and Science, and is composed of civic, business, and education leaders drawn from the college’s alumni, donors, emeriti, and friends.
The Council members support and advocate for the advancement of the College of Letters and Science at UC Davis, and specifically advise the dean on planning and implementing programs and initiatives in addition to the following:
- Act as ambassadors for the college; learn about college strengths and challenges and share this information with the broader community.
- Help the college dean identify and recruit donor prospects. Review lists and help to introduce dean and college development staff to potential donors.
- Support the dean through annual membership in the Herbert A. Young Society or through equivalent annual support to a department or program in the college.