Leadership & Governance

Busting the Art-School Myths

David P. Nelson, President, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

May 09, 2017

Produced by Carmen Mendoza and Julia Schmalz

Graduates of the Massachusetts College of Art and Design often buck the perception that an art-school degree is a disadvantage in the job market, according to David P. Nelson, the college’s president. Entrepreneurial training still needs improvement, however, and parents and students need educating about career possibilities.

This interview was conducted in connection with "The Future of Work," a new report from The Chronicle.

Transcript coming soon.

Lee Gardner writes about the management of colleges and universities, higher-education marketing, and other topics. Follow him on Twitter @_lee_g, or email him at lee.gardner@chronicle.com.