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A Message From the Dean

This upcoming Fall Semester we are excited to welcome Dr. Lena Chao as the College of Arts & Letters Dean.

Stay tuned for the Dean’s Fall Semester message!

In the meantime, learn more about Dr. Lena Chao, College of Arts & Letters Dean, by reading the announcement below.

Dr. Lena Chao is an outstanding campus leader and longtime faculty member in the Department of Communication Studies, currently serving as the interim chair for our Department of Music. She has enriched our University in all her work as a teacher, researcher, and administrator, and in a remarkable range of roles. Her devotion to Cal State LA runs deep. She is the parent of a current Golden Eagle and will happily boast that she was herself a Cal State LA student early in her undergraduate career.