Public Art Committee


  1. To advance the presence of public art on campus;
  2. To create a Collections Management Policy to serve the interests of the university and the UCA Foundation regarding the gifting of artworks;
  3. To make decisions about the acquisition, placement, and maintenance of art on campus


  1. Associate dean of the college of fine arts and communication (CFAC), permanent chair;
  2. Director of baum gallery;
  3. Chair of art department;
  4. Student Government Association president or designee;
  5. Director of the physical plant;
  6. One faculty representative from the CFAC, appointed by the Faculty Senate;
  7. One at-large faculty representative, appointed by the Faculty Senate;
  8. One staff representative, appointed by the Staff Senate;
  9. One at large community member or alumnus appointed by the president;
  10. Vice president for institutional advancement and development or designee.

Members will serve three-year staggered terms in membership categories f, g, h, and i.

Member Term Title
Gayle Seymour Permanent Associate Dean (CFAC)
Brian Young Permanent Director of Baum Gallery
Jeff Young Permanent Chair of Art Department
Larry Lawrence Permanent Director of the Physical Plant
Sophie Barnes 2018 SGA President Appointee
Deborah Kuster 2019 CFAC – Faculty Senate Appointee
Lynn Schaefer (CLA) 2018 At-Large – Faculty Senate Appointee
Brandon Price 2020 Staff Senate
Beth Norwood Community member/ alumnus
Vickie Parke Permanent Institutional Advancement


once a semester and on call

Reports to:


Send minutes to: Chair of the Committee on Committees

Page last updated:  April 14, 2016