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The College of Visual Arts and Design assumes a critical role in building North Texas into a world-renowned center for culture and education.
As one of the best arts schools in the nation, teaching art has been a vital part of UNT since it was first taught in 1894, only four years after the institution was founded. Dr. Cora Stafford, an imaginative leader who served on the faculty and as director for four decades before retiring in 1964, played a major role in guiding the art program to the reputation it maintains today. Read more.