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Deans, provost collaborate as they await new colleague

Editor’s Note: Stavitsky has since removed his name from consideration because he accepted another offer. Open sessions with Stavitsky are canceled. College of Communication dean candidates begin arriving on campus next week for open sessions. When they do, they will find a university that has a busy community of existing deans. They’re teaching courses, working

JCFA constructs Howie and fall performances

The Jordan College of Fine Arts is looking forward to a busy and productive year, complete with a new theater, some rocking a capella CDs and some new dance performances. On May 13, just after students washed their hands clean of final exams, Howard L. Schrott was brushing his hands clean of something else—namely, dirt—at

JCFA receives $210,000 grant

Watch out theatre world—Butler University is bringing an international flavor to Indianapolis. The Christel DeHaan Family Foundation recently gave a $210,000 grant to the Jordan College of Fine Arts theatre program and the Butler Community Arts School. William Fisher, theatre department chair, said the department will use their four-year $140,000 portion to establish the Visiting

JCFA dancers star in new ‘Glee’ commercial

Butler University’s dance program proved “we can dance if we want to” in a flash mob performance at the State Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in downtown Indianapolis last Thursday. The routine was part of a promotional video shot by Fox 59 for the season premiere of their hit musical-drama “Glee,” which has quickly chassèd up

JCFA, LAS welcome new deans with new ideas

Welcome week arrived and Butler’s campus teemed with first year students. But they were not the only ones on campus who were experiencing new roles at Butler. After a year of searching for new deans, both the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) and the Jordan College of Fine Arts (JCFA) are transitioning this