Join us in congratulating Kathryn Heidemann on her appointment as Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA)! Kathryn, a longtime leader in arts management and higher education administration, most recently was at Carnegie Mellon University, where she served as Assistant Dean for the College of Fine Arts and the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy. At Carnegie Mellon, Kathryn also spearheaded the Master of Arts Management and Master of Entertainment Industry Management joint degree programs in Pittsburgh and Los Angeles.
CIA's President and CEO Grafton J. Nunes said:
“In her many roles in arts and education, Kathryn has embraced new modes of thinking and problem solving for a world that continues to change quickly, especially in regard to the role of creativity in the culture and economy. That is exactly what is required as we help empower new generations of artists and designers.”