Professor Robert Ely (b. 1955), the retiring president of LaSalle-SIA College of the Arts is the author of this exploration of the potential role and value of a University of the Arts to be built on the foundations laid at LaSalle by Joseph McNally and others since 1984. This wide-ranging study addresses many general and local aspects of higher education in the arts and the factors which validate university status both in general and in relation to the situation and politics of Singapore. With summaries of LaSalle's history, details of current courses and teaching goals, its research and performance parameters and management structure. Bibliography and index.
Creating the Creative: A University of the Arts
PublisherInstitute of Contemporary Art Singapore, Lasalle