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Four finalists chosen for Walton-funded School of Art at UA

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Four finalist candidates to become director of the School of Art at the U of A Fayetteville, created with a $120 million grant from the Walton Family Charitable Trust, will give public 30-minute presentations and take part in 30-minute Q&As when they visit campus for interviews this month and in April. The presentations will be in room 235 of Gearhart Hall, the second floor study lounge of the Honors College, and receptions will be the day after in room 130. More information about the candidates can be found here.

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James Rolling, professor of art education at Syracuse University, will give the first presentation, from 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 27. Rolling has both doctorate and master's degrees in arts education from Columbia University in New York, a master's in experimental studios/studio research from Syracuse University and a bachelor's degree from The Cooper Union. The reception will be 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 28.

click to enlarge Elizabeth "Cassie" Mansfield
  • Elizabeth "Cassie" Mansfield
Elizabeth “Cassie” Mansfield, senior program officer at the Getty Foundation, will present from 2 p.m to 3:15 p.m. Thursday, March 29; her reception is 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. March 30. She has a doctorate in the history of art and architecture and a master's degree in fine arts from Harvard University and bachelor's degrees in art history and linguistics from the University of California, Irvine. She has held faculty appointments at New York University and The University of the South.

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  • Andrew Schulz
Andrew Schulz, associate dean for research in the College of Arts and Architecture at Pennsylvania State University, will present from 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 3; his reception will be 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. April 4. Schulz holds both doctorate and master's degrees in art history from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in art history from Dartmouth College. He's held faculty appointments at the University of Oregon, the University of Washington-Seattle and Seattle University.

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  • Jack Risley
Jack Risley, chair of the department of art and art history at the University of Texas at Austin, will present from 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Thursday, April 5; reception is 2:15-3:15 p.m. April 6. Risley holds a master of fine arts degree from the Yale School of Art and a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College and has held faculty appointments at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, the Yale School of Art, New York University and The Cooper Union.

Those who attend may submit comments to Lynda L. Coon, dean of the Honors College, at llcoon@uark.edu.


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