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Nov. 20, 2020


Dean Nancy J. Uscher is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Tod Fitzpatrick as Associate Dean of the UNLV College of Fine Arts. Fitzpatrick is a professor in the School of Music, and most recently served as Senior Advisor to the President. He assumes his role as Associate Dean Dec. 1.
"I am delighted to welcome Tod Fitzpatrick to his new role as Associate Dean of the College of Fine Arts. Not only is Tod an exceptional musical artist and faculty member, but he brings to this position a wealth of leadership experience, having previously served as Associate Director of the School of Music and Senior Advisor to the President of UNLV."
"I'm honored and excited for the opportunity to return to the College of Fine Arts in the role of Associate Dean. I look forward to serving and collaborating with all of our amazing faculty, staff, and students with thoughtfulness and enthusiasm as we continue to chart new innovative pathways together."

Fitzpatrick, Professor of Music, most recently served as Senior Advisor to the President where he served as a liaison between the Office of the President and the larger university community. He coordinated and/or participated in numerous campus-wide initiatives related to infrastructure & shared governance, philanthropy & alumni engagement, budget and facilities planning, student success, faculty success, diversity, equity & inclusion, campus safety & security, and other important university events. A faculty member at UNLV since 2003, he served as the Associate Director of the School of Music and Coordinator for the Division of Vocal Studies for several years.  Many of his undergraduate and graduate voice students are now professional performers and successful university professors both here in Las Vegas and across the country.  He can be heard on the Albany Records recording Love the Fair Day: Songs and Duets from the Second New England School and Traditional American Folk Songs by Celius Dougherty released by Meyer Media, in addition to concert and recital singing engagements.