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Paula Wallace is the president and co-founder of the Savannah College of Art and Design, an accredited, nonprofit, degree-granting university established in 1978. Today SCAD is the largest, most comprehensive nonprofit arts university in the nation, awarding degrees in more than 40 areas of study. Before her appointment as president in 2000, Wallace served as vice president, academic dean and provost of SCAD.

During her tenure as president, the university has expanded to include: SCAD Atlanta, SCAD Hong Kong, SCAD Lacoste and SCAD eLearning.

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GoDesign: Design Revolution With a Higher Purpose

(0) Comments | Posted November 21, 2013 | 11:02 AM

SCAD alumni missionary-architects Scott Jackson, Stephanie Jackson, and Eric McManus are proof positive that it is both possible and pragmatic to bring eco-conscious design to developing countries.

In 2011, the trio founded GoDesign -- a faith-based organization that builds homes, churches, and schools. To date, GoDesign has...

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Best Dorm Ever: In Praise of Artful Campus Living

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2013 | 1:20 PM

Think back - way, way back - to the first time you set foot in a college dorm room. If your experience was anything like mine, the space was dreary, depersonalized ... downright bunker-like. (Actually, I slept on a trundle bed.) Even in the 21st century, most dorms continue to...

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15 Years at the Savannah Film Festival

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2012 | 5:20 PM

As I look back on 15 years of the Savannah Film Festival at the Savannah College of Art and Design, I'm visited by a flood of priceless memories: Terrence Malick helping a SCAD student with her homework, Miloš Forman walking into a SCAD computer lab to find a...

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Pulling Rank Doesn't Paint the Whole Picture

(1) Comments | Posted September 6, 2012 | 3:45 PM

Once upon a time, college rankings spoke to the very tenets of American ingenuity. When a prospective student's deliberation over where and whether to enroll in a university was predicated on socioeconomic factors or family legacy, there was little need for up-to-date statistical analysis. Later, in mid-century America, as universities...

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College Rankings

(8) Comments | Posted August 29, 2012 | 12:22 PM

Once upon a time, college rankings spoke to the very tenets of American ingenuity. When a prospective student's deliberation over where and whether to enroll in a university was predicated on socioeconomic factors or family legacy, there was little need for up-to-date statistical analysis. Later, in midcentury America, as universities...

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The Greenest Building

(2) Comments | Posted October 19, 2009 | 2:03 PM

In the summer of 1978, the city of Savannah, Georgia, was not doing so well. The iconic downtown department store was shuttered. The Art Deco playhouse was empty. The city's oldest high school, an elegant Greek Revival structure with WPA murals, was abandoned. Young people left and never came back....

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