School of Fine Arts and Communication “We guide students of music, art, graphic design, and communication to grow and develop their talents, both as creative individuals and as team members.”
Experienced faculty and staff blend in-class curriculum with hands-on experience across the School of Fine Arts & Communication. You’ll have the tools, the guidance and palette to create your own unique masterpiece at this midwestern fine arts universities.
create relevant content in our multimedia labs, television studio and control room, podcast audio booth, and interactive social analytics lab.
practice in our performance facilities and recording studio while participating in Concert Choir, Symphonic Band and more.
Art/Graphic Design students
use our Coleman-Hughes Graphic Design complex, complete with everything they need, from computer labs to a ceramics studio.
Degrees & Programs
Bob Mejer, M.F.A.
Gary Meacher, M.F.A.
Karl Warma, M.F.A.
Bill Machold, M.M.
Christine Damm, D.M.A.
Travis Yates, M.A.S., M.S.Ed.
Barbara Schleppenbach, Ph.D.
Nora Baldner, M.A.
For more information about the Division of Fine Arts & Communication, contact Christine Damm at 217-228-5432 ext. Ext. 3159 or send us a message: