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Sally E. McRorie, PhD

Interim Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Sally McRorie serves as Vice President for the Office of Faculty Development and Advancement. She served for ten years as Dean of the College of Visual Arts, Theatre & Dance at Florida State University, which includes the highly respected School of Dance, School of Theatre, and School of Art & Design, the FSU Museum of Fine Arts and the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) on the Tallahassee main campus, and the Ringling Museum of Art complex and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training in Sarasota. She was named Dean Emeritus of the College.

Dr. McRorie completed her Ph.D. in Art Education at the University of Kansas, and also trained as a printmaker and painter. She served as Senior Editor of Studies in Art Education, the major research journal in the field. She currently serves on the board of the National Association of Schools of Art & Design, and served on the boards of the International Council of Fine Arts Deans and the National Council of Arts Administrators, including two terms as president.

Additional administrative experiences include service as Chair of Art and Design at Purdue University, Chair of the Department of Art Education at FSU, Co-Director of the Florida Institute for Art Education, and National Co-Chair of the Getty and Annenberg Foundations' $36MM project "Transforming Education through the Arts." She has published widely in the fields of art, art education, and aesthetics, has given over 100 lectures and presentations nationally and internationally. Her recognitions include the Manuel Barkan Award for Outstanding Publication in Art Education (with Tom Anderson), the Mary J. Rouse Award for Outstanding Young Art Educator, the Indiana and Florida Higher Education Art Educator of the Year Awards, and the Florida State University Teaching Award.