New Year, New Name: College of Fine Arts

With the New Year, comes a new name for Florida State University’s College of Visual Arts, Theatre & Dance. Starting in 2015, the college will go by the College of Fine Arts (CFA).

The college underwent a lengthy process to change the name, including meetings with faculty, chairs and directors, as well as votes from the faculty, council of deans, FSU Faculty and the Board of Trustees.

“Our new name is easier to remember, more inclusive of the diverse departments and will help the college present itself in a more unified manner,” Dean Peter Weishar said. “We will be starting the 2015 calendar year with a new name, and the same, well-established and exceptional creative energy our students, staff, faculty and community have enjoyed for years.”

Only the name of the college has changed. The departments, units and degrees will remain the same.