Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome! At VCFA, we are committed to working in partnership with all members of our college and the external community to build and sustain a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Diversity and Inclusion Committee at VCFA

Statement of Purpose

Vermont College of Fine Arts recognizes, honors, and supports diversity and equity in every context. As an institution we are actively focusing our resources on outreach, expansion, and inclusion, and as a community we are fully committed to fostering the artistic, intellectual, individual, and social identities, contributions, and development of every one of our members.

Committee Meeting Schedule & Minutes

All meetings are held in College Hall 103 and via conference call

Articles of Interest

Other VCFA Links

VCFA Diversity Committee


We invite your suggestions and contributions to enhance the ongoing dialogue at VCFA. To get involved or send us an idea, contact [email protected].

To report an incident, contact:

David Markow, Vice President of Student Services
[email protected]

2017-2018 Committee Co-Chairs

  • Erica Hare - CFO/Executive VP for Administration
  • Jericho Parms - Interim Director, Writing

Committee Members

  • Will Alexander - Faculty, WCYA 
  • Tasheka Arceneaux-Sutton - Faculty, Graphic Design 
  • Rick Baitz - Faculty, Music Composition 
  • Lucy Bourgeault - Director of Admissions & Financial Aid
  • Ann Cardinal - Director of Student Recruitment 
  • Tristen Click - Graphic Design student 
  • Hal Colston - VCFA Trustee 
  • Aldrena Corder - Graphic Design alumna 
  • Trinie Dalton - Faculty, Writing 
  • Lizzy Fox - Associate Director, Writing & Publishing
  • Jimmy Henderson - Graphic Design student 
  • Samuel Kolawole - Writing & Publishing student 
  • Yoly Mancilla - WCYA student 
  • David Markow - VP for Student Services 
  • Lauren McCall - Music Composition student 
  • Cori McCarthy - Faculty, Writing
  • Chiyomi McKibbin - Coordinator of Campus Services
  • Thatiana Oliveira - Associate Director, Visual Art
  • Liz Patton - Faculty, Art & Design Education 
  • Tamara Perkins - Film student
  • Jennifer Pun - Writing student
  • Jennifer Skinder - Director, Graduate Studies in Art & Design 
  • Valentyn Smith - Writing & Publishing student 
  • Jessica Stratton - Visual Art student 
  • Kristelle M. Ulrich - MAT student 

Diversity Resources