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Faculty Resources

Important Contacts

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Campus Safety

SAIC's Campus Security department is dedicated to protecting the learning environment of each student and responding quickly and responsibly to any situation that may jeopardize their well-being. Campus Security is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Contact: 24-Hour Campus Security Emergency: 312.899.1230;

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Nondiscrimination & Title IX

The Art Institute of Chicago, including both the School and the museum, is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for its students, visitors, faculty, and staff, and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on an individual’s abilities and qualifications. The Art Institute of Chicago does not tolerate unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or former military status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, in its programs and activities, public accommodations or employment practices. Contact: 312.499.4165;

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Computer Resources and Information Technologies (CRIT) provides technology and training resources to the SAIC community and ensures that students, faculty, and staff have ready access to technology relevant to their fields of study, art practice, and professional duties. Contact: 312.345.3535;

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Instructional Resources & Facilities Management (IRFM) manages the facilities, building design projects, instructional shops, and sustainability department at SAIC. Contact:

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Dean on Call

The Deans on Call are a group of staff members who are available 24 hours per day, 365 days of the year for consultation and assistance on urgent matters. You might work with a Dean on Call if you're a student with a significant personal issue or if you're a faculty or staff member looking for consultation on an urgent student concern. Contact Campus Security at 312.899.1230 and ask to speak to a Dean on Call.

Faculty Governance

Full-Time Faculty

Part-Time Faculty

  • Part-Time Liaisons and Part-Time Council
  • Part-Time Faculty Concerns Senate Committee
    • Elena Ailes, Part-Time Faculty Senator/Associate Professor, Adjunct, Contemporary Practices,
    • Eileen Favorite, Part-Time Faculty Senator/Professor, Adjunct, Liberal Arts,
    • Danny Floyd, Part-Time Faculty Senator/Lecturer, Visual and Critical Studies/Sculpture,
    • Kristi McGuire, Part-Time Faculty Senator/Professor, Adjunct, Visual and Critical Studies,
    • Luna E. Melisande Jaskowiak, Lecturer, Liberal Arts,
    • Hope Esser, Part-Time Faculty Representative-at-Large/Associate Professor, Adjunct, Contemporary Practices,
    • Kelly Kaczynski, Part-Time Liaison Representative/Professor, Adjunct, Sculpture/Low-Residency MFA,
    • Shaurya Kumar, Chair of Faculty/Professor, Printmedia,
    • Adam Mack, Faculty Liaison/Associate Professor, Liberal Arts,