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Paul Burgett

University Vice President and General Secretary, Senior Advisor to the President
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Music

Areas of expertise: Music of black Americans, music appreciation, community and University relations, University history and traditions

Press contact:
Miller Sara

Related Links:
Paul Burgett's Music Department Home Page

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News Releases

Vice President Paul Burgett to Reduce Duties
April 14, 2011

Ruby Slipper Gala
March 24, 2009

'Hot Blues for the Homeless' Benefit Concert: A Tribute to Son House
June 02, 2008

Burgett Assumes New Role at the University
July 07, 2003


Paul Burgett has key responsibilities for the business of the Board of Trustees, advising the president and representing his office among internal constituencies as well as alumni, civic, and local community constituencies. He is a principal interface between the president and students of schools across the University. Prior to his current appointment, he served a combined 21 years, first as Dean of Students at the Eastman School of Music and then as Vice President and University Dean of Students. As adjunct professor of music, he teaches every year, is an undergraduate faculty advisor, and continues to advise several student organizations.

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