Three new members have joined the Board of Visitors of the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture. They are Aubrey Chernick, Jerry Moss and Paul Reiser, all of Los Angeles. The announcement was made by Daniel Neuman, dean. The Board of Visitors provides support and advice for the UCLA School of Arts and Architecture.
Aubrey Chernick is a software entrepreneur who started Candle Corporation, a company focused on selling software to manage IBM mainframe computers. Jerry Moss is a recording executive, best known for being the co-founder of A&M Records, along with trumpeter and bandleader Herb Alpert. Paul Reiser is a comedian, actor, television personality and writer, author and musician widely known for his role in the 1990s TV sitcom Mad About You. He is ranked 77th on Comedy Central‘s 2004 list of the “100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time”.
The School of the Arts and Architecture at UCLA (UCLA Arts) provides a full range of course offerings and program. The School is comprised of six degree-granting departments: Architecture and Urban Design, Art, Design | Media Arts, Ethnomusicology, Music, and World Arts and Cultures/Dance, six centers: the Art | Global Health Center, the Art | Sci Center, cityLAB, the Experiential Technologies Center, the Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts.
The public arts institutions in UCLA Arts include the Hammer Museum, the Fowler Museum at UCLA, the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA. About 800 undergraduate and 400 graduate students, along with 100 faculty are involved in UCLA Arts.
The core of the campus is located in the Westwood area of Los Angeles. While the heart of the school remains on the Westwood campus, its activities extends beyond the campus borders to the greater Los Angeles community. There are a wide variety of outreach programs designed by students, faculty, staff and alumni. These out reach programs center around concerts, exhibitions, symposia, and dance productions presented in cooperation with groups throughout Los Angeles.
Other members of the UCLA Board of Visitors include Harold M. Williams, Chair, Paul Amir, Paul Bent, Eli Broad, Roy Doumani, Baret C. Fink, Earl E. Gales, Jr., Mo Ostin, Dallas Price-Van Breda, Wayne Ratkovich, and Werner F. Wolfen.
UCLA Arts – Board March 25, 1999