LARRY R. THOMPSON
PRESIDENT, RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, SARASOTA
Ringling offers the BFA in 11 disciplines and the BA in two. “We excel in propelling students outside of the classroom through client projects, substantive internships, national competitions and community service, preparing our students to be tomorrow’s leaders,” says Thompson, who is going on his 21st year as president.
|EDUCATION||Wittenburg University (BS), California State University Los Angeles (MS), Ohio State University (JD)|
|RESOLUTION KEPT||To lose weight|
|FAVORITE VACATION||My family and I traveled to the Canadian Rockies. Over three weeks, we experienced Vancouver, Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff, then back to Vancouver for a cruise to Alaska.|
|STAYING FIT||Pilates, golf and running to meetings, though not necessarily in that order|