In 2015, College of Arts and Sciences art history Professor Romita Ray organized the University’s first public Diwali celebration on campus. Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is a Hindu festival held each October or November in India where…
VPA’s Jenny Saluti Elected to National Portfolio Day Association Board
Jenny Saluti, director of recruitment and admissions in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), was elected to serve a three-year term on the board of directors of the National Portfolio Day Association (NPDA) at its recent annual conference in Sarasota, Fla. An active member of the association for more than 10 years, Saluti has served on the organization’s membership committee since April 2014.
Starting her appointment on July 1, Saluti will serve as board liaison to one of the established NPDA committees, participate in regular board meetings and assist in planning the annual conference. Upcoming board projects include the development of a comprehensive strategic plan and a new website design.
Saluti started her career in admissions in 2003 as a field recruitment representative with the VPA Office of Recruitment and Admissions, and she has held several positions in the office until taking over as director in November 2015. Prior to her work in admissions, Saluti taught foundation art and design courses at Louisiana State University, Syracuse University and Cazenovia College. Saluti earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in printmaking from VPA and a master of fine arts degree from Louisiana State University. In addition to her involvement with the NPDA, Saluti is an active member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the New York Association for College Admission Counseling (NYSACAC).
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