Dean’s Message

Dean’s Message

_L5A0734The University of Utah College of Fine Arts is committed to shaping the future of classical and contemporary arts through rigorous professional training that balances professional discipline with personal creativity and artistic leadership. The College values a welcoming and engaging learning environment, which combines creative and innovative classroom instruction with opportunities for individual student and faculty experiences in research, writing, performance, creative work and service. This environment is greatly enhanced by interactions and collaborations among individuals with different traditions, cultures, orientations, religious beliefs, economic backgrounds, and racial/ethnic origins.

At the University of Utah our renowned programs in music, dance, film, theatre, and visual arts enrich the quality of life throughout the Salt Lake City community and beyond. Disciplines within the College of Fine Arts enjoy top national rankings for their quality and training, attracting the finest students and faculty from around the world. It is the commitment and dedication of the world-class faculty to the highest standards of artistic/scholarly integrity and achievement that separates the College of Fine Arts from many fine arts colleges throughout the country.

I invite each of you to explore and experience all the richness and enlightenment that the College of Fine Arts at the University of Utah has to offer. I believe that you will be changed, professionally and personally, for the rest of your life.


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Raymond Tymas-Jones
Dean, College of Fine Arts
Associate Vice President for the Arts

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