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Our Schools of  Art and DesignMusic and  Theatre and Dance help transform passion into success. You can even craft your own curriculum in multidisciplinary studies.

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The Loulie, Valerie and William Canady Creative Arts Center

The College of Creative Arts is proud to call the Loulie, Valerie and William Canady Creative Arts Center home. In addition to celebrating its new name, the CCAC recently celebrated its 50th birthday. 

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H. Keith Jackson


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Keith Jackson serves as the Dean of the College of Creative Arts at West Virginia University. From 2008-17 he served as the Director of the School of Music at West Virginia University.

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Sandra Schwartz


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Sandra Schwartz serves as Associate Dean in the College of Creative Arts.

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Mikylah Myers


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Mikylah Myers serves as Associate Dean of Artistic and Scholarly Achievement, supporting students and faculty in creative and scholarly pursuits.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity Committee

The College of Creative Arts Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity (DEI) Committee was formed in November 2020 with its members nominated by the Dean.

The CCA DEI committee is supported in its efforts by the WVU DEI Council and works in concert with unit-level committees within the college. 

Learn more about the CCA DEI Committee