Ray Mondini taught in the various iterations of the Humanities, Letters and Science, and Liberal Studies Departments from 1968 through 2003. A dynamic lecturer and department chair, Mondini served as president of the faculty senate for decades. He was the longtime chair of the Humanities Department, and he always incorporated current ideas and “Methodologies of Modernism” into the curriculum by hiring teachers such as Angela Davis and Kathy Acker.
For more on SFAI's non-studio faculty see this link from the UC Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archives virtual exhibition: Orbits of Known and Unknown Objects: SFAI Histories, Matrix 277
And.....for more on the School's 150 years of curriculum see this link to Orbits of Known....:
....and for more on the SFAI Bernard Osher Lecture Hall where Ray Mondini presented his dynamic lectures see Sherwin Rio's entry, in Orbits.....:
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