September 29, 2015
SAIC Faculty Member Awarded 2015 MacArthur “Genius Grant”

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has named LaToya Ruby Frazier, an Assistant Professor of Photography at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), as one of its 24 MacArthur fellows for 2015.

September 15, 2015
SAIC Receives INSIGHT into Diversity 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) receives the 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

July 23, 2015
SAIC Appoints a New Head of its Career + Co-Op Center

Terri Lonier brings more than 20 years of experience in employment and entrepreneurship to prepare SAIC students and alumni for their professional practices

July 23, 2015
SAIC Appoints Renowned Art Historian David Getsy as Interim Dean of Graduate Studies

Getsy, a scholar of queer and transgender studies in art history, will oversee the school’s Master of Arts programs and its nationally ranked Master of Fine Arts programs.

July 13, 2015
SAIC Kicks off Its Visiting Artist Series with an Esteemed Group Including Alumni Chris Ware, Jeff Koons and Sarah Vowell

SAIC’s Visiting Artists Program and Conversations at the Edge bring in 17 leading artists and scholars for lectures and screenings.

May 1, 2015
SAIC Hosts the Graduate Design Show 2015

The exhibition features a diverse collection of works by 41 emerging designers

April 22, 2015
SAIC Names Elissa Tenny President to Succeed Walter Massey, Effective July 1, 2016

Heading into the 2015–16 academic year and the school’s 150th anniversary, the Board of Trustees provides for a seamless leadership transition when President Walter Massey assumes the position of chancellor

April 21, 2015
Ellen and Richard Sandor Pledge More Than $1 Million for New Scholarships at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

The gifts will support students studying technology or film, video, new media and animation.

April 17, 2015
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Announces its 2015 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Doctorate Recipients

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), one of the nation’s leading art and design schools, will welcome contemporary artist Albert Oehlen to deliver the school’s 149th commencement address on Monday, May 11, at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Congress Parkway.