College Advisory Council


The principal purpose of the College Advisory Council is to involve members of the higher education community in advising, marketing, advocating, and evaluating college programs produced by the Art and Education Division.

Specific functions of the Council include, but are not limited to the following:

Make recommendations for College Night events taking place in the fall of each year, including theme, format, guest performers, and marketing. The Council will also recruit submissions of student-produced works of art from his or her school for a digital slide slam as requested.

Make recommendations for Student Symposium and Portfolio Review, two spring programs each year, including theme, format, marketing, and other elements. Student reps on the Council will also prepare and give gallery talks to participants in the Student Symposium as requested.

Advise Adult Programs Manager in the development of new college programs.

Evaluate existing programs for adult audiences.

Actively participate, support, and promote VMFA initiatives and programs within the college community.