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Office of the Provost

Creative Excellence, Academic Success, Student Support

Welcome to the Office of the Provost at California Institute of the Arts. The Provost is the chief academic officer overseeing all academic programs, policies, and activities across the Institute.

Contact Info

Phone: 661.255.1050 ext. 2124
Office: F300

About the Provost

Jeannene PictureAppointed provost in 2012, Jeannene Przyblyski is an artist and historian. She received her BA in Visual Art from UC San Diego and her Ph.D. in the History of Art from UC Berkeley. She has published widely on art, photography and media in the modern and contemporary periods. Her art and urbanism think tank, the Bureau of Urban Secrets, has conducted time traveling experiments and media-based psycho-geographic mappings in locations across the United States. Most recently, her pirate radio station K-BRIDGE infiltrated the airwaves spanning the Golden Gate Bridge, in conjunction with International Orange, sponsored by the FOR-SITE Foundation.

Dr. Przyblyski has spent her entire teaching career at art schools, first as Professor and Dean of Academic Affairs at the San Francisco Art Institute (1996-2012), and now as Provost and Faculty in the School of Art at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). She defines a successful art practice in terms of the capacity for infinite wonder and skepticism.


Brian PictureBrian Harlan
Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Accreditation, Institutional Research, Assessment, Curriculum

Kim PictureKim Russo
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs, Faculty Relations

Bree PictureBree Howard
Academic Affairs Manager

Academic Affairs, Institute Policies and Guidelines, Accreditation

Trish PictureTrish Patryla
Academic Contracts and Budget Administrator

Academic Contracts, Budgets

Diane PictureDiane Hunt
Senior Administrative Assistant to the Provost

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