Dean, College of the Arts
Dean Arnold Holland joined the CSUF faculty in 1998 after receiving his MFA in Visual Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University, and his BFA in Graphic design from Arizona State University. Professor Holland also received his Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership from CSU Fullerton.
His research interests include Semiotics; Typography; Best Practices Service Learning; and Theory to Practice Gaps in the Visual Arts. In his teaching, Dean Holland is committed to connecting the campus with the surrounding community through partnerships that enhance student learning, address local needs, and encourages students to be active citizens.
In addition to teaching in the College of the Arts Dean Holland has served as the Office of Research and Development Faculty Fellow for Scholarly and Creative Activities.
Throughout the years Dean Holland has served on numerous departmental and university committees including Academic Senate, WASC, NIH BRAD, AEEC, NASAD Building Accreditation, Department Personal Committee, and many University search committees.
Dean Holland has worked collaboratively with various departments and colleges on campus including Education, Communications, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics, The Center for Internships & Community Engagement (CICE), and Center for Research on Educational Access and Leadership (CREAL).
Dean Holland has held memberships and leadership positions in discipline specific professional organization of AIGA, OBD, CMA and UCDA.
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