David H. Jackson


Member, NASAD Commission on Accreditation
Reelected October 2019, term ends October 2022

David H. Jackson currently serves as Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Ringling College of Art and Design. Other roles served at Ringling since 2008 have included Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs, Interim Head of Illustration, and Interim Program Director for CORE Foundations. Previous academic appointments include Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Art at Ball State University, Professor and Head of the Department of Visual Art at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and Head of Computer Art at Otago Polytechnic in Dunedin, New Zealand.

He has served in leadership roles as a member of academic teams within colleges that have schools and programs in multiple disciplines in the visual and performing arts. He has written and co-authored successful grants in support of equipment and programming for the arts.

Associate Vice President Jackson was first elected to the Commission on Accreditation in 2016.

Associate Vice President Jackson received a Master of Fine Arts in Studio Arts degree with a concentration in Photography from the University of Kentucky and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education degree with K-12 certification from Murray State University.

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Updated December 2019