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Earl Wade Hobgood, American college chancellor. Board directors Winston-Salem Alliance, 2001-2005, Davidson College Friends of the Arts, Brenner Children's Hospital, 2002-2005, Forsyth County Tourism Development Authority, 2002-2005, Southern Arts Federation, since 2002, Winston-Salem Symphony, 2002-2005; chair board directors Kenan Institute for the Arts, 2000-2005. Member Winston-Salem/Forsyth C. of Chamber (board directors 2001-2005).


Hobgood, Earl Wade was born on June 28, 1953 in Wilson, North Carolina, United States. Son of Max Earl and Mary (Carpenter) Hobgood.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, East Carolina University, 1975. Master of Fine Arts, East Carolina University, 1977. Postgraduate, American Institute for Philanthropic, Studies, 1995.

Postgraduate, Harvard University Institute Educational Management, 1997. Postgraduate, Sashakawa Fellowship/AACSCU, 1998.


Assistant professor art, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, 1977-1978;design director and assistant/associate professor art, Western Carolina U., Cullowhee, North Carolina, 1978-1984;chairman, associate to full professor art and design, Winthrop U., Rock Hill, South Carolina., 1984-1988;acting department chairman music, Winthrop U., Rock Hill, South Carolina., 1991-1992;associate dean and professor College Visual and Performing Arts, Winthrop U., Rock Hill, South Carolina., 1988-1992;dean College of Fine Arts, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, 1992-1993;dean College of Arts, California State University, Long Beach, since 1993;panelist annual conference, Council College Arts & Sciences, 1995;panelist, International Council Fine Arts Dean's Annual Conference, 1995, 97. Faculty consultant Ednl. Testing Superior vena cava syndrome, since 1993.

Field reader/evaluator, field-initiated studies grants unites states department Education, since 1992. Senior evaluator National Association Schools of Art and Design, since 1987. Chair grants review panel Public Corporation for Arts, 1994, member allocations committee, since 1996.

Board directors Rancho Los Cerritos Foundation, American Jazz Philharmonic. Member cultural planning committee City of Long Beach. Evaluator/consultant Arts Education Partnership Grants, Kentucky Arts Council, 1992.

Evaluator/panelist Challenge grants, National Education Association, 1991,correspondent/consultant Arts Education Research Briefing, 1991.


Member selection committee Public Corporation for the Arts, Long Beach, 1993. Board directors Rock Hill Arts Council, 1985-1989. Member planning committee Cultural/City of Rock Hill, 1988-1992, County of York, South Carolina., 1989-1992.

Member Long Beach Museum of Art, since 1993, University Art Museum, since 1993, KLON Jazz Radio, since 1993. Member Mayor's Task Force on Smithsonian, City of Long Beach, since 1996. Member International Council Fine Arts (editor publications, member futures committee, chair editorial board since 1996), Long Beach Chamber of C., Japan American Society, Greater Los Angeles World Trade Association, Long Beach Museum Art, Phi Kappa Phi.


Married Dianne Bland, April 24, 1977. Children: Courtney, Heather.

Max Earl Hobgood

Mary (Carpenter) Hobgood

Dianne Bland

Courtney Hobgood

Heather Hobgood