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Leadership

Dean for College of Critical & Professional Studies with the Center For Engagement
215-717-6370
eelman@uarts.edu

Erin Elman served as the dean for Continuing Studies at the University of the Arts from 2008 to 2018, and is now the dean of the College of Critical and Professional Studies.

Over the past two decades, Erin has partnered with organizations as diverse as school districts, arts organizations and international universities to provide access to the arts and innovative programming to teens, adults and educators. She earned her BFA in Art from Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh), and an MA in Art Education and an MFA in Book Arts/Printmaking, both from the University of the Arts. Erin has taught studio art courses and seminars to various populations and is a working artist. She has artwork in numerous public and private collections.