Currently chair of Department of Theatre
MURRAY, Ky. (Jan. 19, 2017) — Murray State University has named David Balthrop the dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, effective July 1, pending approval by the University’s Board of Regents.
Balthrop is currently the chair of the Department of Theatre at Murray State University. As chair, he has led the department’s administrative responsibilities including fiscal management, student recruitment and faculty support and development activities.
He has been a faculty member at Murray State University since 1993.
Balthrop earned his M.F.A. and M.A. degrees in theatre design and theatre at the University of Cincinnati. He holds a bachelor’s degree in theatre from Eastern Kentucky University.