William A. Ladusaw, Chair, is Dean of Humanities and Professor of Linguistics at UC Santa Cruz. He had previously served as Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education (and Accreditation Liaison Officer) and as the Provost (faculty head) of Cowell College, UCSC's founding residential college. Before joining the UCSC faculty in 1984, he held faculty positions at UCLA and the University of Iowa.
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