College of Performing and Visual Arts

CPVA Dean's Office

Welcome to the Dean’s Office. We are located in the Southern Utah Museum of Art on the northeast sector of campus (In the Beverley Taylor Sorensen Center for the Arts, Bldg 14 on the campus map). Our office is the organizational hub of the College of Performing and Visual Arts.

The Dean works with the Department Chairs, the Arts Administration Program Director, Director of Shakespeare Studies, CPVA Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator, CPVA Development Director, Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA) Director, Director of Ballroom Dance, the CPVA Student Senator, and representatives from the Utah Shakespeare Festival to coordinate the overall operation of the College.

Our office is open during University business hours, Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Offices located in SUMA are accessible during the museum's hours of operation. If you require access to these offices outside the museum's hours of operation, please call Clarisse Lunt at (435) 865-8580 to be let in.

If you would like to meet with the Dean or arrange for meetings with representatives from our departments, please do not hesitate to call or email Clarisse Lunt for an appointment.

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Shauna Mendini

Shauna T. Mendini
Phone: (435) 865-8185
Fax: (435) 865-8568
Office: SUMA 112

Clarisse Lunt

Clarisse Lunt
Assistant to the Dean
Phone: (435) 865-8561
Fax: (435) 865-8580
Office: SUMA 113

Jessica Farling

Jessica Farling
Phone (435) 586-5433
Office: SUMA 119

Ashley Hansen Pollock
Public Relations & Information Coordinator
Phone: (435) 865-8667
Office: SUMA 111

Rachel Parker

Rachel Parker
Program Director of Arts Administration
Phone: (435) 586-7873
Office: BM 201

Donna Law

Donna Law
Director of Development: CPVA
Phone (435) 865-8186
Office: Old Main Building

Stephan Wagner

Stephen Wagner
CPVA Performing Arts Academic Advisor
Phone: (435) 586-5420
Office: ST 204


Marketing & Public Relations Associate
Tracy Solimeno

Graphic Designers
Reed Christian, Jessica Jones, Whitney Matterfis, & Emma Pickens