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academic administrator

Neil James Hoffman, American academic administrator. Chairman evaluation teams Western Association Schools and Colleges, since 1982; chairman cultural planning process City of Oakland, 1986—1991; Member of Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Hoffman, Neil James was born on September 2, 1938 in Buffalo. Son of Frederick Charles and Isabella Dias (Murchie) Hoffman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1960. Master of Science, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Otis College Art & Design, 2000.

Career

Chairman unified arts department, Grand Island Public Schools (New York), 1968-1969; associate dean, associate professor College Fine and Applied Art, Rochester Institute Technology (New York), 1969-1974; director program in artisanry, Boston University, 1974-1979; dean, chief administrative officer, Otis The Art Institute of Chicago, Parsons School Design, Los Angeles, 1979-1983; president, School The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1983-1985; president, California College Arts and Crafts, Oakland, 1985-1993; president, Otis College Art and Design, Los Angeles, since 1993. Professor photographer. Member local arts councils local arts organizations, state arts organizations, national arts organizations.

Membership

Chairman evaluation teams Western Association Schools and Colleges, since 1982. Chairman cultural planning process City of Oakland, 1986—1991. Member of Phi Delta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography.

Connections

Married Sue Ellen Jeffery, December 30, 1960. Children: Kim, Amy, Lisa.

father:
Frederick Charles Hoffman

mother:
Isabella Dias (Murchie) Hoffman

spouse:
Sue Ellen Jeffery

children:
Kim Hoffman

Amy Hoffman

Lisa Hoffman