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Fall Offerings at WMU

Students of all majors! It’s not too late to register for a Fall art class, beginning dance, theatre or music in the College of Fine Arts and have it count for general education or as an elective.

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College of Fine Arts Releases New Videos

The College of Fine Arts has released a series of videos. One features an introduction from the Dean to the CFA programs. Art, dance, music and theatre are all showcased separately to feature students in their element and to demonstrate the high level of sophistication each program offers. 

 Introduction to the College of Fine Arts, Daniel G. Guyette, Dean of CFA

  The School of Music

  The Department of Theatre

  The Gwen Frostic School of Art

  The Department of Dance


Dr. Scott Irelan Named Associate Dean of the College of Fine Arts


       Dr. Scott Irelan

Dr. Scott Irelan has joined Western Michigan University as the Associate Dean of the College of Fine Arts.

A native of northwest Ohio, he joins us from Youngstown State University where he has served as associate professor and chairperson of the department of theatre and dance.

"Scott is a great addition to the administrative team in the College," said Daniel G. Guyette, Dean of CFA. "He brings experiences and talents that complement the group while adding essential perspectives. I feel very confident that his leadership style and work ethic will inspire faculty and staff in the years to come."

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