CFAC Faculty Resources

Artist in Residence Call for Proposals, Application, and FAQ

Summer Stipend Proposal Procedure

Faculty Grant Opportunities

Faculty who will be applying for grants with IDC for instructional or curricular development projects, please be aware of the following due dates.  The grant proposals must be submitted to the dean by these dates for

consideration.  The application can be filled out online, saved, and emailed to your department chairperson and the dean for completion.  Visit the IDC web site for the application and instructions.

There are various grant opportunities for UCA faculty through the Instructional Development Center, theUniversity Research Council,  and the UCA Foundation.  Sponsored Programs can assist the academic community with obtaining grants.  For more information regarding these opportunities, please visit the respective web sites.  As opportunities become available, information will be added to this site.



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Public Art Committee

Gayle Seymour, Chair (CFAC)

Brian Young (Art, Baum Gallery)

Jeff Young (Chair, Art Department)

Ashley Stock (Student Government Association President designee)

Larry Lawrence (Facilities Management)

Deb Kuster (Faculty, Art Department)

Lynn Schaefer (Intensive English Program)

Kandace Keeney (UCA Staff, Outreach and Community Engagement)

Beth Norwood  (Community Representative)

Vickie Parke (President for Institutional Advancement and Development designee)


Committee on Committees

Sheri Cook-Cunningham (Chair)

Li Zeng (Art – College Rep.)

Donna Pinckley (Art – Dept. Rep.)

Linda Hsu (Music – College Rep.)

Gail Robertson  (Music – Dept. Rep.)

Sandy Longhorn (Film, Theatre, & Creative Writing – College Rep.)

Shauna Meador (Film, Theatre, & Creative Writing – Dept. Rep.)

Jen Talbot (School of Communication – College Rep.)

David Keith (School of Communication – Dept. Rep.)


Curriculum and Assessment Committee

Jennifer Hawkinson (Chair, Music)

Jessie Hornbrook (Art)

Stefanie Dickinson (Music)

Chris Churchill (Film, Theatre, & Creative Writing)
Polly Walter (School of Communication)
Gail Robertson (At-Large, Music)
(At-Large, Art)

Research Committee

Stephen Feldman (Chair, Music)

Liz Smith (Art)

Jen Gerber (Film, Theatre, & Creative Writing)

Lorraine Duso (Music)

Stacie Fritzges (School of Communication)

Carey Clark (At-Large, School of Communication)

Mark Spitzer (At-Large, Film, Theatre, and Creative Writing)


Tenure & Promotion Committee

Stephanie Vanderslice (Chair, Film, Theatre, and Creative Writing)

Liz Smith (Art)

Ray Ogar (Alternate, Art)

Shauna Meador (Alternate, Film, Theatre, & Creative Writing)

Brent Shires (Music)

Stefanie Dickinson (Alternate, Music)

JJ McIntyre (School of Communication)

 Polly Walter (Alternate, School of Communication)


Crisis and Security Committee

J.J. McIntyre (Chair, School of Communication)

Donna Pinckley (Art)

Jennie Case (Film, Theatre, & Creative Writing)

Christa Kuebel (Music)

Kyle Mattson (School of Communication)


University of Central Arkansas

College of Fine Arts and Communication

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Conway, AR 72035-0001

Phone: (501) 450-3293

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