In 1999 an awards ceremony was established to acknowledge the outstanding achievements of women faculty, staff, and administrators at California State University, Los Angeles. Women are recognized for a variety of accomplishments, including achievements in their field, significant contributions to Cal State L.A., commitment to students, commitment to women's issues, community involvement, and professional recognition.
For more than half a century at California State University, Los Angeles, some of the most gifted and honored educators in the nation have given students the benefit of their expertise and wisdom. Undergraduates and graduate students pursuing degrees have been guided in their specific disciplines while learning critical thinking skills from the prominent scientists, scholars, and artists who teach at Cal State L.A.
The faculty in the College of Arts and Letters are accomplished teachers, scholarly, performers, artists, and professionals. Their accomplishments range from local, regional, national and international venues. These are only a few representative professional activities, honors, and publications (2007-2010) of Arts & Letters Faculty.