David B. Smith appointed to second term as NSCAD President
Michael Donovan, Chair of the NSCAD University Board of Governors, is pleased to announce Professor David B. Smith’s appointment to a second five-year term as President, effective July 15, 2011.
“Since arriving at NSCAD in 2006, Professor Smith has distinguished himself with a bold strategic focus and progressive vision for the university,” says Donovan. “Under his continued leadership, we are confident NSCAD can set the standard for a 21st century university of the visual arts.”
“I am honoured by this expression of confidence by the Board of Governors and NSCAD University,” explains Smith. “As an alumnus and an artist, I care passionately about this remarkable institution.”
“As President, I see creativity as an essential resource - the foundation of all innovation across our society and economy,” he adds. “I see NSCAD taking a leadership role as a catalyst for new thinking, and I look forward to working with the entire NSCAD community and our many stakeholders in realizing this potential.”