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Stephen Beal was Provost at CCA from 1997 to 2008. In this position he played a significant role in the expansion of the college's programs and facilities and the implementation of key academic initiatives, all of which contributed to an overall enrollment increase of more than 50 percent since Beal arrived at the college.

Stephen Beal was appointed president of California College of the Arts in May 2008.

President + Staff

Learn more about the advancements the president and his staff have accomplished

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Empowering artists and designers to change the world

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President's Diversity Steering Group

The PDSG is composed of faculty, staff, and students who guide the college in fulfilling its diversity, equity, and inclusion mission and goals.

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Dream Big: Strategic Plan Extension 2016-20

For more than 100 years, California College of the Arts (CCA) has been dedicated to educating students to shape culture through the practice and understanding of the arts.

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Fall 2018 Letter from the President

December 11, 2018, 2:25 PM by Orion Moore

Dear Friends,

The CCA fall semester is well under way. As I walk through campus and visit with faculty, students, and staff, I am inspired by their incredible work to advance CCA’s core values—creating educational opportunities for our students, promoting ...

Fall 2017 Letter from the President

December 11, 2018, 2:25 PM by Orion Moore

Dear friends,

We are three weeks into the fall semester and our studios, classrooms, lecture halls, and outdoor spaces are brimming with activity. My calendar is quickly filling with exhibition openings, lectures, meetings, and events!

I wanted to take a ...