Daniel J. Martin, BA ’76, of Pittsburgh is Dean of the College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University. Martin joined the faculty at Carnegie Mellon in 1992. In his current position, he leads the college, which consists of five schools (Architecture, Art, Design, Drama and Music), eight degree programs, six research centers, 160 faculty and 1,300 students. Martin was also responsible for founding the Center for Art Management and Technology at the University. Highlighting his long list of accomplishments are a visiting professorship at Bologna University in Italy and at the University of Montreal in Quebec, and as a guest lecturer at the University of Barcelona.
Martin has visited WMU’s campus on many occasions as a guest artist, providing workshops, seminars, and guest lectures for current students. The author of numerous reports, magazine and journal articles on arts management, Martin spent his early career in not-for-profit professional and educational theatre. He holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Performing Arts Management at City University of New York, and a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from WMU.