January 2, 2013
The College of Arts & Media Dean Search Committee, chaired by Assistant to the Provost Robert Damrauer, has identified three candidates as finalists from a distinguished group of applicants. They will be visiting Colorado for interviews soon.
The finalists are as follows, with brief information about each:Mladen Milicevic
, MA, DMA, is a professor and the current chair of the Recording Arts Department at the School of Film and Television at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, where he has been since 1998. Prior to that he taught at the Department of Media Arts at the University of South Carolina. He has composed music for theater, films, radio and television; a musical CD album Milicevic produced in 2008 was the best-selling album in Croatia and nominated for a Croatian Grammy Award. His Doctorate of Musical Arts in composition is from the University of Miami (Milicevic CV
Rey Sanchez, MM, is associate professor and chair of the department of Music Media & Industry at the University of Miami’s Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music. He also directs the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music Program at the university, where he has been since 2001, and previously directed its Music Business and Entertainment Industries Program. He has produced, arranged and engineered numerous recordings, including some that have been nominated for Grammys, and established his own music production company. His master of music is from the University of Miami (Sanchez CV).
, MS, PhD, is a professor of art at the University of Northern Colorado’s School of Art and Design, and until July was dean of its College of Performing and Visual Arts. Prior to that he was professor and dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Winthrop University in South Carolina. He has served as president of the New Hampshire Institute of Art and assistant director for programs at the Museum of the City of New York. He was a recent Fulbright Scholar in Ukraine. His doctorate in art education is from The Pennsylvania State University (Svedlow CV
Roderick Nairn, PhD
Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs