Sean T. Buffington
|Sean T. Buffington|
|3rd Vice President of
University of the Arts
August 15, 2007 – December, 2014
|Preceded by||Miguel Angel Corzo|
|Born||La Plata, Maryland|
|Alma mater||Harvard College
University of Michigan
|Profession||President and Chief Executive Officer|
Sean Buffington graduated summa cum laude in English and American literature and Afro-American studies from Harvard College in 1991 He then went on to earn his Master of Art degree in American culture from the University of Michigan in 1994.
Buffington returned to Harvard in 1994 as an administrator in the Harvard Alumni Association and University Development Office. From 1999 to 2002, he served as Assistant Provost for Interfaculty Programs. In 2002 he was appointed Deputy Chief of Staff to the President and Provost, and in 2005 he was promoted to Associate Provost for Arts and Culture. From 2007 through 2014, he has served as President of the University of the Arts.
He is openly gay.
- Staff List, The Henry Luce Foundation
- Salisbury, Stephan (2014-11-12). "Buffington to step down as UArts head". Philly.com. Retrieved 2015-03-14.
- "Harvard Arts Leader Sean T. Buffington Named President/CEO of The University of the Arts" (Press release). University of the Arts. 2007-07-25. Archived from the original on 2007-07-26. Retrieved 2015-03-14.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education
- The Harvard Crimson
Miguel Angel Corzo
|President and Chief Executive Officer of the University of the Arts
15 August 2007 - December 2014
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