Morris, Valerie B. 1947-

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Morris, Valerie B. 1947-


PERSONAL:

Born May 22, 1947, in Beverly, MA; daughter of Glen and Helen Morris; married Boris Bohun-Chudyniv, January 7, 1975; children: Alexandra, Anya. Ethnicity: "White." Education: American University, B.A., 1968; attended Michigan State University, 1968-69; University of Michigan, M.A., 1974. Hobbies and other interests: Sports, reading, travel.

ADDRESSES:

Home—710 Willow Lake Rd., Charleston, SC 29412. Office—School of the Arts, College of Charleston, 44 George St., Charleston, SC 29424. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

McCarter Theater, Princeton, NJ, promotions director, 1972-73; University of Connecticut at Storrs, associate manager of Jorgenson Auditorium, 1973-74; American University, Washington, DC, associate professor and director of arts management program, 1974-98, administrative director of Academy for the Performing Arts, 1974-82, chair of performing arts, 1985-98; College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, dean of School of the Arts, 1998—. U.S. Information Agency, cultural arts specialist in Chile, Uruguay, and Ukraine, 1993; South Carolina Arts Alliance, exofficio board member, 1998—; South Carolina Alliance for Arts Education, board member, 2000—; conference participant and organizer; judge of drama festivals; consultant on arts management. Arts Spaces, Inc., member of advisory board, 1982-84; Everyday Theater, member of board of directors, 1990-93; Theater Lab, member of board of directors, 1994—; Cantata Chamber Singers, member of advisory board, 1996-98; Charleston Symphony Orchestra, ex-officio board member, 1998—; consultant to McLean Community Center and Borrowed Time Productions. Ana- costia Museum, member of advisory board for apprentice program, 1977-78; Support Center, member of board of directors, 1980-98.

MEMBER:

International Council of Fine Arts Deans (member of board of directors, 2004—), Association of Arts Administration Educators (founding member; past chair), American Council of the Arts, Americans for the Arts, Association of Performing Arts Presenters, American Symphony Orchestra League, Association of Theater in Higher Education.

WRITINGS:


(Editor, with David B. Pankratz) The Future of the Arts: Public Policy and Arts Research, Praeger Publishers (Westport, CT), 1990.

(Editor, with David B, Pankratz) The Arts in a New Millennium: Research and the Arts Sector, Praeger Publishers (Westport, CT), 2003.

Contributor to books, including Cooperative Education across the Disciplines, University Press of America (Lanham, MD), 1985. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Forecast. Executive editor and past editor of special issues, Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society.

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