Faculty and Staff

The College of the Arts is comprised of the School of Art, the School of Fashion, the School of Music, the School of Theatre and Dance, and the Kent State University Museum. Each of our units houses dedicated and talented faculty and staff who make a difference in the lives of Kent State students every day.

School of Art Faculty and Staff     School of Fashion Faculty and Staff     School of Music Faculty and Staff     School of Theatre and Dance Faculty and Staff     Kent State University Museum Staff

 

Dean's Office Staff

  • Diane Petrella
    Dean
    dpetrel2 [at] kent.edu
    330-672-2760
  • Marie Bukowski, Director of the School of Art profile photo
    Associate Dean & Professor
    mbukows1 [at] kent.edu
    330-672-2460
  • Linda Colby
    Business Manager
    lcolby1 [at] kent.edu
    330-672-0114
  • luann coldwell
    Career Adviser – Visual & Performing Arts
    lcoldwel [at] kent.edu
    330-672-8388
  • Tim Culver
    Interim Director of the School of Music
    tculver [at] kent.edu
    330-672-9240
  • Tony Hardin
    Director of the School of Theatre and Dance
    ahardi14 [at] kent.edu
  • Pam Hutson
    Coordinator of Operations and Special Projects
    phutson1 [at] kent.edu
    330-672-8384
  • Terri Kent
    Producing Artistic Director of Porthouse Theatre
    tkent [at] kent.edu
    330-672-0107
  • mourad krifa
    Interim Director of the School of Fashion
    mkrifa [at] kent.edu
    330-672-0139
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    Senior Resource Manager
    mlinger [at] kent.edu
    330-672-8385
  • Wendy Matthews
    Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Assessment
    wmatthe4 [at] kent.edu
    330-672-2431
  • Sarah Rogers
    Director of the Kent State University Museum
    sroger42 [at] kent.edu
    330-672-3450
  • Ricardo Sepúlveda
    Director of the Kent Blossom Music Festival
    rsepulv1 [at] kent.edu
    330-672-0397
  • Jillian Sokso
    Director of the School of Art
    jsokso [at] kent.edu
  • LeAnn Starlin
    Assistant Dean of Recruitment and Retention
    lstarli1 [at] kent.edu
    330-672-8392
  • Ben Stenson
    Director of Academic Advising
    bstenson [at] kent.edu
    330-672-2780