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2009 photoScott L. Waugh is Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).  He assumed the post on December 1, 2008, following his service as Acting Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost for nearly two years.  Waugh served as Dean of the Division of Social Sciences, UCLA's largest academic division, for 14 years (1992-2006).  He first came to UCLA as a student, graduating summa cum laude in 1970 with a bachelor's degree in history.  In 1975, after earning a Ph.D. from the University of London, he returned to UCLA to teach in the Department of History.  He has received honors, fellowships, and grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Philosophical Society, and others.  He also received the UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award, the Harvey L. Eby Award for the Art of Teaching, the UC President's Fellowship in the Humanities, and a UCLA Faculty Development Award.  The author of two books and co-editor of a third, he has also published numerous articles in scholarly journals.

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