Areas of Greatest Need | 2014


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College of Fine Arts

The College of Fine Arts at Wichita State University enhances and advocates artistic excellence through teaching, learning and expression. It is comprised of four distinct departments:

School of Music
School of Performing Arts

School of Art and Design
Ulrich Museum of Art


circle arrow Immediate Priorities


Student Support

Merit-based scholarships, fellowships, assistantships

Faculty Support

Artist-in-Residence and faculty fellowships


circle arrow Emerging Priorities


Money for student, faculty, program and project support critical to the success of the college is expected to make up the remainder of the academic priorities, but is not necessarily currently envisioned by academic and Foundation leadership in the detailed format as the priorities listed above.


circle arrow Visionary Priorities


Endowed Professorship - All three schools

Advanced Photography
Funding for new, state-of-the-art equipment needed to advance photography, with the goal of creating a new major in photography for the School of Art and Design. Essential equipment includes new digital cameras and new printers.


Institutional Priorities

Faculty Support (chairs, professorships, teaching fellowships), Student Support (scholarships, fellowships, assistantships), Staff Support.


Diana GordonFor further information about how you can help the College of Fine Arts, please contact:

Diana Gordon
Director of development for the College of Fine Arts
and the Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art



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