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  Jan 20, 2018
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

College of Fine Arts

College of Fine Arts

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Daniel Guyette

Scott R. Irelan
Associate Dean

Julie Rickert
Advising Director
(269) 387-4672

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The college will be a national leader in the preparation of artists, practitioners, teachers, and scholars through educational and creative excellence.

The college holds as its core values:

  • Teaching through the integration of theory and practice
  • Rigorous student/faculty engagement
  • Faculty who are practicing artists
  • Student engagement with arts professionals
  • A diverse, inclusive and collaborative environment
  • The intersection of artistic tradition and innovation
  • Contributions to, and partnership with, our communities


The College of Fine Arts fosters, integrates, and promotes the academic, and artistic excellence of its departments and schools.

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