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Provost Search

Massachusetts College of Art and Design conducted a national search for our next provost during the spring 2018 semester. Dr. Kymberly N. Pinder was selected, and will begin her tenure at the College in January 2019. 

Read the Press Release

MassArt community participation 

Thank you to all the faculty, students, and staff who gathered at the open forum discussions, provided candidate recommendations, and shared general feedback or questions during this process. Everyone had the opportunity to voice their opinions, and the information gathered was taken into consideration in the development of the Provost Position Description.

Search Committee Members

Kathryn Calnan
Executive Director of Advancement
Janna Longacre
Professor of Ceramics
Joseph Connelly
Assistant Director of Facilities
Velda McRae-Yates
Executive Director of Human Resources
Jamie Costello
Associate Vice President/Dean of Students
Robert Perry
Interim Vice President, Administration and Finance
Robert Gainfort
Chief Preparator, Curatorial Programs
Jonathan Rand
Rose Glennon
Director of Academic Operations
Mercedes Sherrod-Evans
Chief Diversity Officer
Paul Hajian
Chair of Architectural Design
Stephen Tourlentes
Studio Manager of Photography (Co-Chair)
Ekua Holmes
Assistant Director, Center for Art and Community Partnerships
Soon-Mi Yoo
Chair of Film/Video (Co-Chair)
Jayme Horne ‘18, 
Painting & History of Art