Visual Arts
9:30 am
Thu February 17, 2011

Kansas City Art Institute Names New President

The Kansas City Art Institute recently appointed Jacqueline Chanda, Ph.D., as the college's first African-American president in its 125-year history. Chanda's currently the academic dean of the Institute for American Universities and director of the Aix Center in Aix-en-Provence in France.

Kansas City, Mo. – A native of Detroit, Chanda talked to KCUR's Laura Spencer about returning to the United States and some of her early experiences with art.

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