Longtime President Samuel “Sammy” Hoi will retire from his post at the Maryland Institute College of Art come January, the school announced Tuesday. Hoi arrived at MICA in the summer of 2014 and has seen the college through layoffs and the coronavirus pandemic. He has shared that he will help in the transition to new leadership and will endow his own money to the Bolton Hill school for “a future-oriented professional development fund for faculty; a future-oriented professional development fund for staff; and a Baltimore City-focused community project grant for students,” according to a news release.
Maryland Institute College of Art president to retire: ‘He has pivoted MICA toward the future’
August 30, 2023