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Kurt Steinberg is Acting President of Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt).Kurt Steinberg Bio Photo

He is currently on the Board of the Danforth Art Museum\School, serving as Treasurer. He serves on the Boards of the Massachusetts Council of Public University Presidents, the Colleges of the Fenway, and the ProArts Consortium. He has also recently completed his term on the Board of the Performing Arts Center of Metrowest and this fall, he will assume the role
of Treasurer for the Treasurer's Club of Boston. He continues to serve as an accreditor for the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and for the National Association of Schools
of Art and Design.

He has also represented MassArt on committees inside and outside the college, including the MassArt Foundation Investment Committee, state agencies, state legislature, corporate relations, and local political and neighborhood organizations.   Kurt has been at MassArt since 2006. Before assuming the presidency, Kurt held several leadership positions, most recently serving as Executive Vice President since 2011.  In this role, he oversaw a $120 million campus transformation and managed numerous strategic initiatives that led to a dramatic increase in financial support for students, a greater percentage of students living on campus, and an architectural transformation and modernization of student life and academic program space on campus.

He holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from Syracuse University and a Master of Public Administration degree from the Maxwell School.    


Susana Segat - Chief of Staff
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Kate Russell - Staff Associate
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Alicia Perry - Staff Assistant
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