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

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College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
MottoLeading in Thought and Action
TypePublic
Established1841
Endowment$492 Million (2006)
DeanTerrence J. McDonald
Academic staff
1,192
Administrative staff
2,200
Undergraduates18,482
LocationAnn Arbor, Michigan, USA
Campus40 acres (.18 km²)
NicknameLS&A
Websitehttp://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.