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Dean Erica Muhl's open letter to the 'USC Seven' and debating the future of art school
Dean Erica Muhl's open letter to the 'USC Seven' and debating the future of art school

The withdrawal of an entire class of seven MFA students from USC's Roski School of Art and Design almost two weeks ago has reverberated around the art world and academic circles — with the news generating a raft of Internet chatter about everything from the corporatization of education to the future of MFA programs as we know them.  One thing's for sure, it doesn't appear that this story is going away any time soon. Back-and-forth responses between the school's dean and the students have appeared on separate websites. On Tuesday, the students told me via email that they will likely meet this week to discuss...

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