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.

March 24, 2015
SAIC Announces Year-End Graduate Programming

Featured events include the MFA Show; IMPACT Graduate Performance Festival; Film, Video, New Media, Animation, and Sound Festival; MFA Writing Program Reading; and Master of Arts and Science Symposia.

March 20, 2015
SAIC to Host its Annual Undergraduate Exhibition

Exhibition runs from March 14 through April 1 and features more than 250 emerging artists.

February 25, 2015
The Grainger Foundation Commits $1 Million to SAIC

The gift will support the school's College Arts Access Program for Chicago high school students.

February 10, 2015
SAIC and CB2 Launch Student-Designed Space-Saving Collection

SAIC students gain real-world, hands-on experience in the design industry working alongside industry professionals.

January 26, 2015
SAIC Rounds Out Its 146th Year of Visiting Artists

SAIC’s Visiting Artists Program and Conversations at the Edge bring in 16 leading artists and scholars for lectures and screenings, including an Academy Award Nominee, a Pioneer in Prosthetics, and SAIC Alumni.

November 20, 2014
Robert and Diane Levy Give $1 Million to SAIC

SAIC announced a $1 million gift from the Levys to support need-based scholarships.

November 14, 2014
Seventeen Chicago Institutions form America’s Urban Campus

New Study finds that Chicago universities are an economic and educational force, touting a 26 percent increase degrees awarded, supporting 43,000 jobs and $10.8 billion in economic activity in Chicago.