Arts & Culture

Candidates for UK Fine Arts Dean Visit Campus

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 21, 2017) The University of Kentucky has selected three finalists for the position of dean of the College of Fine Arts. The candidates will visit campus, participate in open forums, and meet with constituent groups.

All candidates for dean of UK College of Fine Arts will visit campus between April 24 and May 3. Open forums with the finalists are scheduled for the following times and dates:  

  • candidate A: 4 to 5:15 p.m. Monday, April 24;
  • candidate B: 4 to 5:15 p.m. Monday, May 1; and
  • candidate C: 4 to 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 3.

All forums will take place in the Singletary Center for the Arts President's Room and are open to the public.

Information on these finalists can be found online 48 hours prior to their forum at: www.uky.edu/provost/open-searches/dean-college-fine-arts.

The UK College of Fine Arts mission embraces the concept that the arts are essential to the life of the individual and the community, and expresses this through a dedication to teaching, scholarly research, artistic experimentation, performance and exhibition. The college, which offers the state's most comprehensive array of educational programs devoted to the visual and performing arts, is comprised of four academic units that directly serve this mission: the School of Art and Visual Studies, the Department of Arts Administration, the School of Music and the Department of Theatre and Dance.

The Singletary Center for the Arts, the college’s performing arts facility, supports the School of Music and presents national and international artists and speakers to provide artistic and cultural experiences for the education and benefit of students, the university and the Commonwealth. The UK Art Museum is Central Kentucky's premier accredited art museum with a collection of more than 4,800 objects. The museum reaches more than 10,000 students and teachers annually throughout Kentucky.

UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history. To read more about the UK story and how you can support continued investment in your university and the Commonwealth, go to: uky.edu/uk4ky. #uk4ky #seeblue