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Story: Oct 16, 2014

Commitment to CIA runs deep for Charles Mayer '64

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Events: Nov 06, 2014 @ Cleveland Institute of Art in Cleveland, OH

Unruly Engagements Conference

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Story: Oct 03, 2014

CIA grads at Chrysler draw on well-cultivated creativity as ...

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CIA Exhibition: Nov 07, 2014

Opening Reception Community Works: Artist as Social Agent

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Social: 2 days ago via Facebook

CIA and The Euclid Tavern go way, way back. Countless alumni, including renowned rock poster artist Derek Hess 88, have happy memories of good times and great ...

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Story: Sep 26, 2014

CIA's Community Works series focuses on socially engaged art...

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Events: Nov 15, 2014

Fall 2014 Open House

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Story: Aug 27, 2014

New residence hall welcomes first-year students in comfort, ...

About . Leadership 

Leadership

Office of the President

President Grafton J. Nunes came to CIA as the 10th president to serve the college. Under his leadership, President Nunes is responsible for overseeing the Campus Unification Project and building community connections to help CIA achieve its long-term goals. For more information, visit the Office of the President.

Executive Administration

Assisting the efforts of the president are seven members of the executive administration. Some members of the administrative team are artists themselves, while other members have had a long-standing career in higher education.

Board of Directors

CIA is governed by a Board of Directors that is responsible for managing the college’s financial assets and ensuring CIA’s long-term success. Many of its members are alumni, professional artists and designer, and community members who strongly support the arts. 

CIA Mission

To nurture the intellectual, artistic, and professional development of students and community members through rigorous visual arts and design education.

CIA Vision

To advance culture, community, and global quality of life.

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Community Works

Visiting artists, exhibitions, conference and symposia exploring socially engaged art.

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Uptown Residence Hall

Check out the new student digs.

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Cores + Connections

Learn more about CIA's proven method for academic and professional excellence.