YorkU renames Faculty of Fine Arts

February 11, 2015

York University's Faculty of Fine Arts has been renamed the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design. The renaming will officially take place at a celebratory event today. Fine Arts Dean Shawn Brixey said that the name change represents the beginning of a new era in the history of the school. "Our pioneering programs have been the launch pad for a generation of game-changing artists, performers, designers, producers, art scholars, and cultural leaders," he said. "Building on this rich tradition of innovation, we're now advancing to the next exciting phase of our educational mandate. We're stepping forward with an inspiring mission and a bold new vision under a new name that embodies the extraordinary scope and boundary-pushing spirit of our creative community." YorkU News Release