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College of Visual and Performing Arts

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499
  • Office: Visual Arts Building, Room 102
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Phone: 260-481-6977
  • Fax: 260-481-6707
  • E-mail: lanier@ipfw.edu
  • The College of Visual and Performing Arts encompasses the Departments of Fine Arts, Music, Theatre, and Visual Communication and Design. The dean oversees the teaching and community outreach of these departments, as well as the department chairs and VPA staff.

Office of the Dean

John O'Connell,  Dean

Barbara K. Romines, Business Manager

  • Office: Visual Arts Building, Room 102B
  • Phone: 260-481-6959
  • E-mail: romines@ipfw.edu

Susan Domer, Marketing and Public Relations Specialist

  • Office: Visual Arts Building, Room 102C
  • Phone: 260-481-6025
  • E-mail: domers@ipfw.edu

Gary Lanier, Secretary

  • Office: Visual Arts Building, Room 102
  • Phone: 260-481-6977
  • E-mail: lanier@ipfw.edu

Melinda Haines, Assistant to the Dean for Community Engagement and Director of the Community Arts Academy

  • Office Visual Arts Building, Room VA102E
  • Phone: 260-481-6059
  • Cell: 260-414-8575
  • Email: hainesmd@ipfw.edu

Rhonna Kananen, Computer Support Technician

  • Office Visual Arts Building, Room VA216A
  • Phone: 260-481-0487
  • Email: kananenr@ipfw.edu

Lee Hoggard, Maintenance Mechanic

  • Office: Ginsberg Building, Room 103
  • Phone: 260-481-6717

Marketing and Public Relations Team

  • Ana Aquirre, Marketing Assistant
  • T. Aubi Butler, Graphic Designer and Web Content Publisher
  • Sabra Combs, Graphic Designer
  • Office: Visual Arts Building, Room 102C
  • Phone: 260-481-6098

Resources

VPA Offices

University Police

  • Non-emergency:
    260-481-6827
  • Emergency Only:
    260-481-6911
  • Web site

IPFW also offers a Whistleblower hotline (or 866-818-2620) where any potential criminal activity can be reported anonymously.