Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts

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Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts
Talkington Visual & Performing Arts logo.svg
Former names
College of Visual & Performing Arts (2004–2016)
Established 2004
Parent institution
Texas Tech University
Dean Carol D. Edwards[1]
Academic staff
113
Students 1,052[2]
Undergraduates 768[2]
Postgraduates 284[2]
Location Lubbock, Texas, U.S.
33°35′09″N 101°52′25″W / 33.585730°N 101.873700°W / 33.585730; -101.873700Coordinates: 33°35′09″N 101°52′25″W / 33.585730°N 101.873700°W / 33.585730; -101.873700
Website www.vpa.ttu.edu
Charles E. Maedgen, Jr. Theatre.

The J. T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts is a college at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Prior to 2004, the college's departments existed within the College of Arts & Sciences. In 2016, the college was renamed to honor the nearly $70 million in donations to the university by the J.T. and Margaret Talkington Foundation.

Academic programs in the Talkington College are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the National Association of Schools of Music, and the National Association of Schools of Theatre. Additionally, Talkington College's teacher education programs are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education

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  1. ^ "College of Visual and Performing Arts receives new dean". The Daily Toreador. May 31, 2007. 
  2. ^ a b c "Total Enrollment by College - Fall 2013". www.irim.ttu.edu. Texas Tech Institutional Research. Retrieved 2013-10-22. 

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