Behind the Impasse That Led USC’s 2016 MFA Students to Withdraw in Protest

The Los Angeles times reports on the MFA class of 2016, who dropped in protest of faculty and curriculum changes at the school:

The master of fine arts students publicly posted a letter on the website Art & Education. “We are a group of seven artists who made the decision to attend USC Roski School of Art & Design’s MFA program based on faculty, curriculum, program structure and funding packages,” they wrote. “We are a group of seven artists who have been forced by the school’s dismantling of each of these elements, to dissolve our MFA candidacies.”

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