University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

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College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Motto Leading in Thought and Action
Established 1841
Type Public
Endowment $492 Million (2006)
Dean Terrence J. McDonald
Academic staff 1,192
Admin. staff 2,200
Undergraduates 18,482
Location Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Campus 40 acres (.18 km²)
Nickname LS&A
Website http://www.lsa.umich.edu/lsa/home/

The University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, also called the College of LS&A (or simply LS&A), is the liberal arts and sciences unit of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Started in 1841 with seven students and two teachers, the college is now the largest part at U-M in terms of the number of students. It is located on the university's Central Campus, which is shared with the Ross School of Business, the School of Information, the UM Law School, and other units.