Sean T. Buffington

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Sean T. Buffington
3rd President and Chief Executive Officer of The University of the Arts
Term August 15, 2007 – Present
Predecessor Miguel Angel Corzo
Born La Plata, Maryland
Alma mater Harvard College
University of Michigan
Residence Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Profession President and Chief Executive Officer
Website UArts Administration

Sean T. Buffington is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[1][2][3]

Biography[edit]

Sean Buffington graduated summa cum laude in English and American literature and Afro-American studies from Harvard College in 1991, Buffington went on to earn his Master of Art degree in American culture from the University of Michigan in 1994.[3]

Buffington returned to Harvard in 1994 as an administrator in the Harvard Alumni Association and University Development Office.[1][2] From 1999 to 2002, he served as Assistant Provost for Interfaculty Programs.[1] 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.[1][2][3] Since 2007, he has served as President of the University of the Arts.[1]

He is openly gay.[2]

References[edit]

Academic offices
Preceded by
Miguel Angel Corzo
President and Chief Executive Officer of The University of the Arts
15 August 2007 - present
Succeeded by
N/A (incumbent)