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FSU College of Fine Arts Associate Dean Announces Retirement

Published May 20, 2024
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Scott Shamp (right) with students in 2018. Shamp will retire this year after over nine years of service to FSU.

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Scott Shamp

Scott Shamp, Senior Associate Dean for Students for Florida State University’s College of Fine Arts has announced his retirement effective May 31, after nearly nine years of service to the University.  

“Scott has been an invaluable part of the College of Fine Arts and has left a lasting mark on our community,” said James Frazier, Dean of the College of Fine Arts. “He will be greatly missed, and we wish him the very best in his retirement.”  

Shamp joined the faculty at FSU in August 2015 as associate dean. He later served as interim dean of the college for over two years before becoming senior associate dean for students in June 2019. During his time with the university, he focused on improving the college’s faculty and staff recruitment, created the College of Fine Arts Student Showcase event, which allows allow students to present their research to the University community, and served as advisor to the College Leadership Council.  

He was also dedicated to the TEDx Program, designed to share, uncover and spread new ideas from local communities around the world. He served as a curator for TEDxFSU for the past eight years.  

Previously, Shamp served at the University of Georgia for 20 years, where he was Director of the New Media Institute and James Cox Kennedy New Media Professor.