|Preceded by Miguel Angel Corzo|
Website UArts Administration
|Name Sean Buffington|
|Alma mater Harvard College
University of Michigan|
Profession President and Chief Executive Officer
Residence Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Education University of Michigan, Harvard College, Harvard University
University of the Arts President Sean Buffington's 2012 Commencement Remarks
Sean T. Buffington is vice president of the Henry Luce Foundation, and former President and CEO of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sean Buffington graduated summa cum laude in English and American literature and Afro-American studies from Harvard College in 1991 He then went on to earn his Master of Art degree in American culture from the University of Michigan in 1994.
Buffington returned to Harvard in 1994 as an administrator in the Harvard Alumni Association and University Development Office. From 1999 to 2002, he served as Assistant Provost for Interfaculty Programs. In 2002 he was appointed Deputy Chief of Staff to the President and Provost, and in 2005 he was promoted to Associate Provost for Arts and Culture. From 2007 through 2014, he has served as President of the University of the Arts.
He is openly gay.