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About College

Welcome to COFAC. The College is the proud home of the performing and visual arts as well as communication and communication sciences and disorders where students, learn, grow and practice their skills.

College Mission

The primary focus of the College of Fine Arts and Communication is to provide exposure to and training for artists, professionals, and scholars. Students will comprehend the complexity of visual and performing arts, communicative arts and sciences, and interactive media through the study and applications of their aesthetics, creativity, history, and theories. The College showcases the various modes of expression that define communication and the arts, serving as a major cultural center for the region as it seeks to educate both the campus and community in how the arts and communication serve, inform, and contribute to the totality and quality of life.

College Facilities

Check out the College facilities—from performance theatres to music performance venues to student production facilities.

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Artist rendering of the proposed WIU Performing Arts Center designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli, New Haven, CT.

Meet Dean Clow

William Clow
William T. "Billy" Clow
Dean, College of Fine Arts and Communication
Western Illinois University
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
309•298•1618
WT-Clow@wiu.edu

Dean office staff

COFAC Team