Raymond Tymas-Jones, Cornish President


Raymond Tymas-Jones

Raymond Tymas-Jones Ph.D. served as Dean of the College of Fine Arts at the University of Utah for 12 years and became the university’s Associate Vice President for the Arts. During his tenure, he established the Center for Interdisciplinary Arts in Technology and led the development of the Create CONNECTIONS Project to foster interdisciplinary activity through the infusion of arts and design practices in medicine, science, and business. On July 1, 2018, he became Cornish College's tenth president.

Tymas-Jones has previously held roles as Chief Administrative Officer for the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, the Pioneer Theatre Company, the Tanner Dance Program, and UtahPresents Performing Arts Series. He has also served as the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Fine Arts at Buffalo State College, Director of the School of Music at the University of Northern Iowa, and the Dean of the College of Fine Arts at Ohio University. He has taught and instructed at Washington University, Buffalo State College, University of Northern Iowa, and Ohio University.


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Washington University, St. Louis

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