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Alfred University alumna Robin Cass '98 appointed interim dean at RIT's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences

Alfred University alumna Robin Cass ’98 has been appointed interim dean of the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology, RIT Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Jeremy Haefner announced recently.

Cass, who received her MFA from Alfred University in ceramic art, has been serving as acting dean of CIAS since March 31. Previously a senior associate dean of the college, Cass will assume her new responsibilities on July 1, with an opportunity to continue serving in the role through the 2018-19 academic year.

Cass has been a faculty member in the glass program in RIT’s School for American Crafts within CIAS since 1998. She has been instrumental in forging new international partnerships for the college with schools, including the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing in China and the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.