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Energizing Arts

Faculty of Arts Strategic Plan 2017-22

Setting the stage to engage, inspire and discover

Energizing Arts 2017-2022

Energizing Arts 2017-22 – the result of extensive consultation between September 2016 and March 2017 – sets the direction for the Faculty of Arts over the next five years. Through more than 350 points of contact, undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, alumni and community leaders helped to inform the strategy by sharing their thoughts and opinions through focus groups, online surveys and written feedback.

The strategy is built upon three priorities:

The Faculty of Arts has established meaningful goals, achievable actions, key responsibilities and measurable outcomes for each priority. Through the implementation of this strategy and the realization of its goals, the Faculty of Arts will make a difference in the lives of our students, faculty, staff and alumni, and in our community, nation and world. 

For more information, please email artsdean@ucalgary.ca.

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Our thanks

Special thanks to those who dedicated their time and effort to building this strategic plan.

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Byron Miller
Geography, Environmental Design

Brian Rusted

Florentine Strzelczyk
Vice Dean

Virginia Tumasz
Associate Dean, Students

Matt Abalos
Students’ Union rep

Haider Ali
FASA rep

Catherine Avramenko
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Reyes Bertolin Cebrian
Classics and Religion

Joy Bowen-Eyre
Community member

Francesca Cadel
School of Languages, Linguistics, Literature and Cultures

Nancy Chick

Patrick Finn
School of Creative and Performing Arts

Chris Framarin

Peter Friedrichsen
Students’ Union rep

Rob Furr

Richard Hawkins
Communication, Media and Film

Donna Keene-Ochosky
AUPE rep

Liza McCoy

Tom O'Neill

Tas Rahim
Development and Alumni

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Asmaa Shehata
School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures

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