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Nominations Sought for Interim Dean, the School of Fine Arts, Performance, and Visualization

Published on Fri 03/25/22

Dear Texas A&M Community,

Nominations are being sought from within Texas A&M University for candidates to serve as the Interim Dean of the School of Fine Arts, Performance, and Visualization. The new School of Fine Arts, Performance, and Visualization will strive to cultivate interactions between arts, science, and technology, both in theory and in practice. By pursuing excellence in education, research, and creative works, the school will advance society through arts, visualization, performance, and creative media. This will be accomplished by offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees and related programs (e.g., certificates, minors, concentrations) in areas such as visualization, performance studies, and dance science, among others.  

Nominees must hold a faculty appointment at Texas A&M University in one or more of the disciplines within the new school. Preferred characteristics include:

  • Experience and skill creating a new organization serving diverse stakeholders to build a unique and collaborative vision and structure for the new school;
  • Ability to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation in program development based on a shared vision;
  • Investment in professional development of faculty and staff; and
  • Ability to foster excellence in teaching, research, and service; 

Nominations of potential candidates can be sent in confidence via Qualtrics.

More information about the School of Fine Arts, Performance, and Visualization can be found in The Path Forward memo within the Academic Realignment section.

A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled by the President, with the approval of the chancellor. For full consideration, applicant materials should be received by midnight Central Time (CT) April 15, 2022.

Interested candidates should email a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest to


Timothy P. Scott ’89
Interim Provost & Executive Vice President