Events
  • For the second year in a row, Otis will be hosting the Community Works Institute - Summer West. This is a five day professional development program for K-16 teachers focused on place based education, service learning and sustainability. There is a discounted rate for Otis faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate. Contact the Artists Community Teaching program for more info: act@otis.edu

  • Classes End.

  • I Know What You Did This Summer is a series of bi-weekly gatherings in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design organized around informal slideshow presentations by curators, artists, writers and producers in the Los Angeles area. Taking the form of a personal travelogue, presenters will share places, experiences, and encounters during summer travel near and far. I Know What You Did This Summer is an occasion to enjoy drinks and conversation among friends, colleagues and our community.

    July 7: Anna Sew Hoy / Jesse Stecklow

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Leadership

Academic leadership
Senior Leadership

Bruce W. Ferguson, President
Randall Lavender, Provost
Susan Pollack, Vice President for Institutional Advancement
William Schaeffer, Vice President for Administrative and Financial Services
Laura Kiralla, Vice President for Student Success and Dean of Student Affairs
Jane Miyashiro, Vice President for Human Resources and Development
Open Position, Vice President of Communications and Marketing

TOWN MEETINGS — how to submit suggested topics of interest

Otis Town Meetings are held 2-3 times per year as a means for all faculty and staff to come together as a community to learn about various topics of interest or new initiatives happening at the College. In an effort to involve more Otis Community members in the Town Meeting planning process, the following web form can be used throughout the year to submit topics of interest as potential agenda items.

TOWN MEETING – topic of interest form

Otis' Senior Leadership will do its best to incorporate as many suggested topics as time will allow.

Academic Leadership

Andrew Armstrong, Director of Technical Support Services
Debra Ballard, Chair, Liberal Arts and Sciences
Rose Brantley, Chair, Fashion Design
Meg Cranston, Chair, Fine Arts
Roy Dowell, Chair, Graduate Fine Arts
Peter Gadol, Chair Graduate Writing
Amy Gantman, Dean of Continuing Education/Pre-College Programs
Michele Jaquis, Director of ACT & Interdisciplinary Studies
Suzanne Lacy, Chair, Graduate Public Practice
Sue Maberry, Director of Library & Instructional Technology
Steve McAdam, Chair, Product Design
Harry Mott, Chair, Digital Media
Kali Nikitas, Chair, Communication Arts & Graduate Graphic Design
Katie Phillips, Chair, Foundation
Linda Pollari, Chair, Architecture/Landscape/Interiors
Deborah Ryan, Chair, Toy Design
Rich Shelton, Director of Integrated Learning

Administrative Leadership

Fred Barnes, Director, Student Counseling Services
Rosa Belerique, Director, Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Carol Branch, Director, Student Resources Center and Title IX
Mathew Gallagher, Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid
Darren Grosch, Director, Center for International Education
Felipe Gutierrez, Senior Director of End-User Computing
Jessika Huerta, Director of Financial Aid
Donna Lee Oda, Director, Center for Creative Professions
Mike Luna, Director, Student Activities
Kate McNamara, Director of Galleries and Exhibitions
Anna Manzano, Registrar
Claude Nica, Chief Facilities and Operations Officer
Monique Ramsey, Director of Student Accounts
Christine Sanchez, Controller, Business Office
Barbara Tecle, Director of Purchasing

 

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