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VCU School of the Arts Dean Emeritus Joseph Seipel to serve as interim ICA director

Joe Seipel portrait photo

Virginia Commonwealth University announced today that Joseph H. Seipel, dean emeritus of the VCU School of the Arts, has agreed to serve as interim director of the university’s Institute for Contemporary Art.

Seipel will fill the role left vacant by Lisa Freiman, who announced last week that she was stepping down as director to focus on scholarly projects at VCU.

“I look forward to working with the energetic and highly professional members of the ICA staff who already are well on their way to opening this world-class institute,” Seipel said.

Read the full article in VCU News.

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Pamela DiSalvo Lepley | Division of University Relations | | (804) 828-6057


January 16, 2018